Slovakia

Slovakia commemorates the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence

On 9 September 2021, Slovakia commemorated the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Established in 2000 by the Slovak Parliament, the day marks the date in 1941 when the...

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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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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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Commemoration events for Roma Genocide Remembrance Day 2021

On 2 August, Roma Genocide Remembrance Day, we remember the night when thousands of Roma women, men and children were murdered by the SS during the "liquidation" of the so-called "family camp" for...

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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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Online discussion: "What does the Holocaust mean for Slovakia?"

Slovak NGO "Holocaust Documentation Center" organizes online discussion of historians Hana Kubatova and Jan Hlavinka with the title "What does the Holocaust mean for Slovakia?".
 
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we commemorate 6 million innocent victims. On this date, the Slovak National Museum - Museum of Jewish Culture - Sereď Holocaust Museum will...

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They Never Came Back - Story of Gerta Vrbová

A nationwide public broadcasting organization RTVS (Radio and Television Slovakia) will broadcast a short documentary on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
 
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Theatre of Remembrance

In September 2020 the non-governmental non-profit organization Post Bellum SK started to participate in the THEATRE OF REMEMBRANCE project, which was supported by International Visegrad Fund. The...

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