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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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Leipzig Online Plenary IHRA successfully concluded

Guided by the theme “working and remembering in a digital context,” the 2020 Leipzig Plenary brought together over 250 delegates from the IHRA’s 34 Member, 1 Liaison and 7 Observer Countries, as well...

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Voices for a Better World: The Legacy of Testimony screening at Leipzig Plenary

The IHRA Leipzig Plenary meetings are featuring an exclusive screening of a new film by the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR), Voices for a Better World: The Legacy of Testimony, a project...

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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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International panel on Holocaust education hosted by US State Department

"The Holocaust, like any event, was not inevitable. It was the result of choices made. So how do we unpack and understand that?" asked Jennifer Ciardelli of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum...

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Marking the International Day against Fascism and Antisemitism in Croatia

To commemorate the International Day against Fascism and Antisemitism and on the occasion of the remembrance of the November Pogrom, the Centre for Promotion of Tolerance and Preservation 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.
 
 This...

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