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Antisemitism Training Seminar in Romania

From 14 to 16 May 2018, the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania is organized the second edition of the training course called Holocaust Denial and Antisemitism,...

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Holocaust Remembrance Activities in Greece in 2017

Although the Remembrance Day for the Holocaust Victims and Heroes (27th January) is an opportunity for several commemoration ceremonies all over Greece, fortunately this is not the only time that...

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Source Alert: General Data Protection Regulation and the Holocaust

While the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) supported the EU decision to ensure the protection of personal data, in 2015 it became clear that it was crucial that the right to be...

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IHRA in Rome

From 28 - 31 May 2018, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance holds its first bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Italian Chairmanship in Rome and the Italian delegates are at work. At a...

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A Place of Remembrance at Lety u Pisku

On 25 April, 2018, Martina Maschke, Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma visited Lety u Pisku to commend the Czech Government on the removal of a pig farm from the site of the...

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Holocaust Education in Greece in 2017

Greece puts a great deal of emphasis on education about the Holocaust and numerous events were held in the second half of 2017 alone. The events were primarily organized by the Ministry of Education...

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Cartoonist Michel Kichka Presents His New Graphic Novel at the UN

11 April 2018 Michel Kichka, award-winning cartoonist and illustrator whose work can be seen in Le Monde and other major media outlets, presented his graphic novel Second Generation-The Things I Didn...

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How does Holocaust education advance global citizenship education?

How societies deal with the past has direct implications for our present and our future. Education about the Holocaust and genocide can help to shape societies today, to prevent mass atrocities and to...

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Yad Vashem Exhibition: "I Left Everyone at Home"

In advance of Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, Yad Vashem has curated and uploaded a unique online exhibition featuring last letters sent by Jews from Nazi-occupied Europe in 1943....

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Holocaust Memory in the Israeli Defense Forces

On 9 April, in the week leading up to Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018, a daylong seminar was held at Yad Vashem for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). General Staff Forum, headed by IDF Chief of General...

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