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Seventh International Conference on Holocaust Education, Yad Vashem June 12-13, 2010

On 12-13 June, prior to the ITF Plenary Meetings in Jerusalem, 200 world-renowned scholars, philosophers and leaders from some 40 countries will come together at Yad Vashem for the Seventh...

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Spain to strengthen its network for Holocaust education

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, together with Casa Sefarad-Israel and the Ministry of Education, is organizing a conference in Madrid on 27-29 May for over 200 educators on...

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Warsaw Ghetto Fighters Monument Unveiled

On May 13, the ceremony for the unveiling of the Monument Commemorating the Evacuation of Warsaw Ghetto Fighters took place at 51, Prosta Street in Warsaw. The monument is situated at the very...

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Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet Opens Exhibit “Convoy no. 73—Convoy with a Singular Fate”

Foreign Minister Urmas Paet opened the exhibit in the Museum of Occupations entitled "Convoy no. 73-Convoy with a Singular Fate", which is dedicated to memory of the 900 French Jews who were...

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Topography of Terror Documentation Center opens in Berlin

After over 20 years of planning and construction, the Topography of Terror historical site in Berlin announces the completion of its brand new documentation center. The site, known by historians as...

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Austria Commemorates Victims of National Socialism

5 May 2010 marks the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp complex. It was on 5 May 1945 when American troops put an end to the atrocities that had taken place in...

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The Holocaust and United Nations Outreach Programme: Educational Update

The Holocaust and The United Nations Outreach Programme is celebrating the success of two youth-focused initiatives using 'Twitter' and video-conferencing technologies. In observance of Yom Ha...

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Commemorating the 65th Anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Sachsenhausen and Ravensbrück Camps

A series of commemorative events have been taking place over the weekend to mark the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Sachsenhausen and Ravensbrück concentration camps in April...

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ITF Chair commemorates Yom Ha Shoah

Marking Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2010, Mr. Dan Tichon this morning laid a wreath on behalf of the ITF's Israeli Chairmanship at an official wreath-laying...

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Council of Europe Workshops for Teaching Remembrance

The Council of Europe's Pestalozzi Programme is offering several workshops related to education and remembrance of the Holocaust in member states. The general aim of the training activities of the...

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