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American Muslim leaders visit Auschwitz and Dachau

Last week, eight Muslim leaders from communities across the United States took part in a trip to Dachau and Auschwitz as part of an initiative to foster interfaith understanding and awareness on the...

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Memorial sites for the victims of National Socialism in Austria – a catalogue for learning

Memorial sites for the victims of National Socialism and sites relating to the period of National Socialism in general are to be found in all Austrian provinces. They are important places of...

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Memorandum of Understanding between the ITF and the OSCE/ODIHR

ITF Chairman Dan Tichon, and Ambassador Janez Lenarcic, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the...

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Austrian Jews in Latvia. Refuge – Asylum – Deportation

Austrian and Latvian historians and researchers worked together for some years researching the fate of Austrian Jews who fled the territory of Nazi-occupied Austria between 1938 and 1940 and went to...

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Spanish Court dissolves the neo-Nazi organization “Sangre y Honor”

The judges of the Third Section of the Provincial Court of Madrid decided last week to dissolve the neo-Nazi organization Blood and Honour Spain ("Sangre y Honor" in Spanish), condemning 15 of the...

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Spain launches its first educational program in Auschwitz

Spain has launched a pioneering project to bring students to various sites of Holocaust remembrance around Europe. The first trip will include Spanish students from the French secondary school in...

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OSCE Conference on Tolerance in Astana, Kazakhstan

Dan Tichon, the chairman of the ITF in 2010, delivered a speech today to the OSCE's High-Level Conference on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination on the goals and proposals of the ITF in the context of...

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Plenary Session

The Task Force for International Cooperation in Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research (ITF) met for its biannual Plenary meeting, the first under the Israeli chairmanship, from 14-17 June...

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The Global Prevention of Genocide: Learning From the Holocaust, on 28 June - 3 July, 2010

Today, many states have recognized the importance of teaching about the Holocaust and using it as a mechanism for preventing racism, ethnic conflict, and genocide. The aim of the Salzburg Global...

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UK appoints Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues

Foreign Secretary William Hague has appointed Sir Andrew Burns as the United Kingdom's first Envoy for post-Holocaust Issues. Press release by the Foreign Office of the United Kingdom: Wednesday 9...

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