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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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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

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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Commemoration by the President of Lithuania

Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania lights up a candle on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Event hashtag: #WeRemember

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Commemoration by the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Gabrielius Landsbergis, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Yossi Levy, Ambassador of Israel to Lithuania light up a candles and make addresses Event hashtag: #WeRemember

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Commemoration by the Speaker of the Parliament

Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen ligths up a candle and makes an address   Event hashtag: #WeRemember

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A project for Lithuanian schools to commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

As the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, approaches, Lithuanian schools are invited to participate in the project "About What Was Lost".
 
 Since 2011, the Secretariat of the...

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IHRA Chair commends removal of plaque honouring Jonas Noreika in Lithuania

"The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance commends the brave action taken by Mayor Remigijus Šimašius to remove the plaque honouring Jonas Noreika due to the controversy surrounding his...

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