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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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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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Teaching About the Holocaust Without Survivors

First-person survivor testimony in many countries has been an integral part of Holocaust education since its inception. They have been, and continue to be, the bearers of witness in educational...

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Greece takes over the IHRA Presidency from Germany

Today, 1 April, the IHRA Presidency will be handed over from Germany to Greece. This means that the outgoing Chair, Ambassador Michaela Küchler, will take on a supportive role as a member of the...

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Germany adopts the working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

Today, Germany’s Federal Cabinet adopted the IHRA’s non‑binding working definition of antigypsyism/anti‑Roma discrimination, making Germany the first country to do so at the national level. The import...

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"The Lesson: Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust in Europe" film screening and panel discussion

“The lessons of the Holocaust hold universal meaning, but they must speak to our current situation if they are to have an impact,” said IHRA Chair Michaela Küchler in her welcoming remarks. The Lesson...

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Statement by Foreign Minister Maas on the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

The German cabinet today adopted a Federal Government Ordinance recognising the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) with its Permanent Office in Berlin as an international institution...

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Virtual opening of the exhibition "Shared History - 1700 years of Jewish life in the German-speaking world" in the German Bundestag

On the occasion of the commemoration of 27 January 2021, we will again be able to present an accompanying exhibition at the Paul-Löbe-Haus this year.
 
 "Shared History - 1700 Years of Jewish Life in...

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