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IHRA delegate Werner Dreier honored with national award

Werner Dreier, who has been a member of the Austrian delegation to the IHRA since 2001, received a prestigious Austrian national award for his long-lasting and influential work in education about the...

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IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

These recommendations, written by a group of international experts, are crafted to help educators with fact-based and educationally sound techniques for teaching the complex and nuanced history of the...

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What to Teach about the Holocaust

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened...

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Why Teach About the Holocaust

Considering how best to make any examination of the Holocaust meaningful and relevant for learners in their national contexts is essential. This section is meant to help policymakers, school...

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Summary: Why, What, and How to Teach about the Holocaust

The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and murder of Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. A continent-wide genocide, it destroyed not only...

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How to Teach about the Holocaust in Schools

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened....

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Austria adopts working definition of antigypsyism / anti-Roma discrimination

One day before International Roma Day 2021, the Council of Ministers in Austria sent an important signal by adopting the working definition of antigypsyism/anti‑Roma discrimination developed by the...

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"Etty's Decision" - Secret Letters from the Westerbork Concentration Camp

Online theatre evening and studio discussion with actress Bettina Buchholz, director Johannes Neuhauser and theologian Helmut Außerwöger on the letters of the Dutch Jewess Etty Hillesum. 
 
 Etty...

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"The Illegals" - Cinemathek Jerusalem presents newly restored version by Meyer Levin

On the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January 2021, Cinemathek Jerusalem is cooperating with various festivals and film initiatives to make the restored version of Meyer...

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School in the Gau Tirol-Vorarlberg

Lecture with the historian Dr Horst Schreiber (University of Innsbruck). 
 
 In 2005, the United Nations established 27 January, the day of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, as...

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