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European Parliament calls on countries to adopt working definition of antisemitism

On 1 June 2017 the European Parliament voted to adopt a resolution calling on member states and their institutions to adopt and apply the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance working...

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Chilean and Mexican organizations to strengthen Holocaust education

On June 8, 2017, Chile’s Interactive Jewish Museum and Nenemi Paxia- Sinergias Educativas A.C., in alliance with Mexico’s Museum of Memory and Tolerance and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México...

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Identity needs remembrance – dialogue platform on the Roma genocide

2 June, 2017, Vienna - In the context of the EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and the Austrian Federal Chancellery organized a dialogue...

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New York Students Learn about Holocaust through the story of Lisa Jura

On Wednesday 26 April 2017, more than 450 middle and high school students and their teachers attended a multimedia presentation titled “The Children of Willesden Lane” at United Nations New York...

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Head of Canadian IHRA Delegation partcipates in Winnipeg Megillat Hashoah service

On 23 April Ambassador Artur Wilczynski, Head of Canada's Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, participated in a Megillat Hashoah (The Shoah Scroll) service in Winnipeg. Am...

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“50 Years of Roma Genocide Research”

From 25 – 27 May, 2017, an International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Expert Meeting entitled “50 Years of Roma Genocide Research” was organized by the Documentation Archive of the Austrian...

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Romania Adopts Working Definition of Antisemitism

According to a Memorandum approved by the Romanian Government on the 25 May, Romania has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism which was...

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Slovenian Delegation to the IHRA Issue Statement against Holocaust Denial

On 9 May the delegation of the Republic of Slovenia to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) issued a public statement condeming an incident of Holocaust denial in late April in a TV...

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Vacancy: Wiener Library Seeks Head of Collections

The Wiener Library is Britain’s largest archive on the Holocaust and Nazi era and modern genocide. Founded in 1933 in Amsterdam the Library’s holdings span all types of resources, focusing on the...

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Travelling Circus People under National Socialism

The project "Diverging Fates: Travelling Circus People in Europe under National Socialim" - co-funded by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and coordinated by the Centre for Nordic...

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