Remembrance

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Events Database

Each year, on 27 January, IHRA Member, Liaison and Observer Countries organize events commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day and honoring the victims and survivors of the Holocaust...

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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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Project aims to raise awareness about the Holocaust in Lithuania

In just a few months of summer and autumn of 1941, Lithuanian Jewish communities were almost completely destroyed by the Nazis and their local collaborators. 
 
 This year, the national project "The...

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A digital monument to commemorate the fates of the Holocaust victims of the Szeged-Bačka region

Using modern, interactive, and crowdsourced technology, the Foundation for the Szeged Synagogue will create an online memorial that will also function as a “living archive,” featuring images, links...

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Locker of Memory

The Jungfernhof concentration camp is located four miles outside of Riga Latvia, where 3,984 Reich Jews were imprisoned, from 1941–1943. Today, it is used as a recreational park, with only a single...

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Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Iasi Pogrom

On 28-30 June 2021, the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Research of the Holocaust in Romania, in cooperation with the local authorities in Iasi and the Special Representative of the Romanian...

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Interview with Sir Ben Helfgott

Born in 1929 in Pabianice, Poland, Ben survived Buchenwald and was liberated from Terezin in May 1945 by the Russian Army. From his extended family, only his sister Mala survived. After the war, Ben...

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Porajmos in Serbia – Mapping the past, changing the present

"Private narratives have grown to from being the raw material in confirmation of the thesis to a voice of people's memory, a parallel telling of history, rich in detail and narrative texture." These...

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The Beginning of the End: Klooga. Why we are still talking about it?

The Klooga concentration camp was one of the main camps of the Holocaust in Estonia in 1943-1944, resulting in the systematic murder of approximately 2400 prisoners on 19 September 1944. In order to...

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Concept of the exhibition for Lety –Memorial of Genocide of the Roma

On the site of the former concentration camp for Roma in Lety, where a pig farm stood until 2018, a memorial shall be opened in 2023. IHRA and its Committee on the Genocide of the Roma cooperated with...

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