International

The IHRA partners with the European Commission, the UN and UNESCO to raise global awareness of how to counter Holocaust distortion

This month, the IHRA will launch three important international initiatives, essential pieces to furthering the IHRA’s work of raising awareness of Holocaust distortion on multiple fronts: 
 
 
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Recommendations for Countering Holocaust Distortion to be launched in 2021

Over the course of 2020, the dangers of Holocaust distortion have been more starkly outlined than ever. Whether at protests against coronavirus measures or in antisemitic campaigns on social media...

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One year of implementing the IHRA’s Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

Holocaust education helps create a strong foundation for democratic societies and for combatting hateful ideologies. One year after the adoption of the Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about...

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Arolsen Archives: "Crowdsourcing is crowd wisdom at its best"

Throughout 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed a significant challenge to commemoration of the Holocaust. In response, the IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler has announced the German Presidency...

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IHRA Leipzig Online Plenary Meetings underway

For the second time this year, over 250 experts, members of civil society and government representatives are meeting around a virtual table to discuss the latest developments in the field of Holocaust...

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Digital commemoration of the November Pogrom

This year, 9 November marks 82 years since the beginning of the November Pogrom.
 
 Over the course of two days in 1938, hundreds of synagogues were burned, Jewish homes and businesses ransacked, and...

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New article on usable pasts by IHRA Honorary Chairman Yehuda Bauer

“Distortion of the past rests on a combination of truth and invention,” says IHRA’s Honorary Chairman, Yehuda Bauer, in a recently published article. This article, which was published in the Israel...

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5 things to know about the IHRA Grant program

For over ten years, the IHRA’s Grant program has funded projects that further the causes of Holocaust education, research and remembrance. And now, the 2021 grant call is officially open.
 
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The IHRA adopts working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

BERLIN, 08.10.2020 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) today announces the adoption of an internationally accepted non-legally binding working definition of antigypsyism/anti...

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The IHRA's 34 Member Countries adopt working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

Following years of consultations and negotiations, the IHRA's 34 Member Countries adopted a non-legally binding working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination on 8 October 2020 during an...

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