Bulgaria

Bulgaria commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On 27 January 2022, Bulgaria marked the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in a commemoration ceremony held in Aula Magna of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, the oldest and biggest...

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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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IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

Each IHRA Member Country is committed to encouraging the study of the Holocaust in all its dimensions. However, teaching about this complex and sensitive topic appropriately – and adapting it to the...

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IHRA Executive Secretary receives honor from Bulgaria

At a ceremony at the Bulgarian Embassy in Berlin on 27 November, IHRA Executive Secretary Dr. Kathrin Meyer was presented with an official certificate of honor by Her Excellency Elena Shekerletova...

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Seminar at the Sofia University “St Kliment Ohridski” on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Seminar dedicated to the commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance day organized by Students from the Faculty of History, “Hebrew Studies” bachelor program. The event will include short...

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“Who will write our story”

The Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria “Shalom”, will screen the documentary “Who will write our story”, as part of a world-wide event that shows the movie in more than 200 cinemas in 40 countries...

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Briefing of the National Coordinator on combating antisemitism and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the accession of Bulgaria in the IHRA

Briefing of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Coordinator on combating antisemitism, Mr. Georg Georgiev for representatives of the media, dedicated to the commemoration of the...

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Commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry, the Embassy of Israel and the Embassy of Slovakia in Sofia will hold a joint event to commemorate 27 January. The occasion will also mark Bulgaria’s recent accession as...

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