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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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Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos available online

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) has made volumes 1 and 2 of the "Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945" available in full online.   As part of the USHMM's commitment to...

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Award for project that teaches about Holocaust on Snapchat

A project by young journalists in Germany to tell the story of the Holocaust to young Snapchat users has been awarded a prestigious journalism award, the Henri Nannen Prize, in addition to the...

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Deborah Lipstadt's talk debuts on TED

Historian Deborah Lipstadt’s talk on her courtroom battle with a Holocaust denier, chronicled in the film “Denial,” debuted as a TED talk this week. Lipstadt’s talk at a TEDxSkoll event in Oxford...

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Debate on the working definition of antisemitism

On the 26 April 2017, the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Elie Wiesel National Institute organized a debate marking one year since the Internatioanl Holocaust Remembrance...

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Austrian Government adopts working definition of antisemitism

On 25 April 2017 the Austrian Government adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. A spokesman for the Österreichische Volkspartei said that...

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UNESCO publishes policy guide on education about the Holocaust

UNESCO has published a policy guide on Education about the Holocaust and preventing genocide, with recommendations for educational stakeholders. The publication will serve as a resource for policy...

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