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Protecting and Memorializing the Mass Graves of Holocaust Victims in Europe: A Call to Action by the American Jewish Committee

On 20 January 2010, the American Jewish Committee in Germany, in cooperation with an international coalition of partners, announced a call to action in support of the ongoing efforts to identify the...

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January 27th International Holocaust Remembrance Day: A Look at Remembrance Events in IHRA’s Member Countries

What are IHRA member states doing to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th? *Update 1*: President Obama delivers remarkscommemorating the 65th anniversary of the...

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Holocaust Memorial Day: Its Evolvement in the Past and its Problems in the Present

by Academic Advisor, Prof. Dina Porat This presentation follows the evolution of HMD in Israel and among Jewish communities abroad during post-war years, and pinpoints the reasons for HMD becoming...

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Closing Remarks by Chairman Tom Vraalsen to the ITF Plenary in Trondheim, 3 December 2009

Dear Friends, The second and last Plenary meeting under the Norwegian Chairmanship has come to an end. Before we adjourn the meeting, allow me to share with you some personal reflections on where...

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Speech to the ITF Plenary by the Mayor of Trondheim Rita Ottervik

Rita Ottervik, the Mayor of Trondheim, Norway, gave a speech to the ITF on the occasion of the opening of the ITF Plenary session on 3 December 2009.

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“Very much more still needs to be done.”

Holocaust Studies: Aspects of research and actual tendencies. An interview with Yehuda Bauer by Michael Wildt Courtesy of Medaon Magazin

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Transforming Holocaust education in English schools

The United Kingdom has launched one of the most far-reaching and ambitious programmes of teacher professional development in Holocaust education existing in the world today. The Holocaust Education...

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Marek Edelman

On October 2, Marek Edelman, the last living commander of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, passed away at the age of 90. A member of Bund, Edelman represented the party in the Jewish Combat Organization...

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International Conference on Learning at Memorial Sites

In this international conference, located at the Falstad Memorial in the surroundings of the former SS-Camp Falstad, experts from the Task Force and other institutions gather to discuss contemporary...

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ITF in The Forward

The Forward's July 29, 2009 editorial about the ITF. Norway and the Holocaust Norway is honoring the 150th anniversary of the birth of novelist and poet Knut Hamsun, who won the Noble Prize in...

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