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Educational resources for digital teaching and learning about the Holocaust

The current COVID-19 pandemic is posing a great challenge for people and institutions across the globe. Museums, educational institutions and civil society organizations focusing on the topic of the...

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5 questions answered: reinventing the role of libraries in Holocaust education

Even though many public institutions currently remain closed, new ideas and platforms are being launched in anticipation of libraries reopening. The International Library Platform is a new IHRA...

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Handover marks the start of new presidency

"Remembrance has no end," Ambassador Michaela Küchler said last night during the official handover ceremony at the House of Representatives in Berlin, as Germany assumed the IHRA Presidency for 2020....

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Pius XII archives opened

Today, a big step towards greater access to archives and new research on the Holocaust was taken. The archives of Pope Pius XII, who served as head of the Catholic Church from 1939 to 1958, were...

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Profile: Emrah Gürsel (KIgA)

Emrah Gürsel leans forward in his chair as he is asked to describe the work of the Kreuzberg Initiativ gegen Antisemitismus (KIgA) that he is so deeply involved in. His passion for KIgA’s cause is...

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Five resources for teaching and learning about the Roma Genocide

Emerging scholarship is building a more complete understanding of the persecution and genocide of European Sinti and Roma under Nazi rule. But many historical questions remain unanswered and public...

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New perspectives on past and present of former camp

Through its grant program, the IHRA seeks to increase the capacity of governments and non-governmental institutions to safeguard the record of the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma.
 
 Tomislav...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorated in Tallinn

A national commemoration ceremony was held on 27 January at the Rahumäe Jewish Cemetery in Estonia to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
 
 "History entails many tragic pages...

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High-level conference on combating antisemitism kicks off Albanian OSCE chairmanship

Many of the IHRA’s core areas were discussed at the Conference on Combating Antisemitism in the OSCE Region, which took place today and yesterday in Tirana. The high-level conference was arranged by...

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Prime Minister of the Netherlands issues historic apology

On Sunday 26 January, Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, apologized for the failure of officials in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during the Second World war to do more to prevent the deportation and...

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