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Statement by Austrian delegation on antisemitic attack in Graz

"We are shocked and saddened to hear of the violent attack on Jewish community leader Elie Rosen in Graz this weekend,” say co-heads of the Austrian delegation to the IHRA, Thomas Michael Baier and...

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Identifying and recognizing Holocaust denial and distortion

In recent years, there has been a marked rise in Holocaust denial and distortion, both online and off. The Global Task Force Against Holocaust Distortion, as initiated by the German Presidency of the...

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Digital Platform Recording Cultural Genocide and Killing Sites in Jewish Cemeteries

During the Holocaust, Jewish cemeteries across Europe were desecrated by the Nazis and their collaborators in an attempt to erase Jewish culture. Some of these spaces, central to Jewish religious life...

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Roma Genocide Remembrance Day commemoration events – 2 August 2020

On the night of 2 August 1944, the “family camp” for Roma at Auschwitz-Birkenau was liquidated, and thousands of remaining men, women and children held there were gassed. Today, 2 August marks the...

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"Remember the Genocide of the Roma" – a commitment for 2020 and beyond

The language of the 2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration leaves no room for misunderstanding. The Genocide of the Roma – perpetrated by Nazi Germany and those fascist and extreme nationalist partners and...

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Exhibition "Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust" opens at the Wiener Holocaust Library

The Wiener Holocaust Library, after being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will open again this week with new health and safety measures, as well as a new exhibition, Jewish Resistance...

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IHRA from Berlin: New working definition enters final phase as Plenary condemns rehabilitation

On Thursday, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance successfully concluded its semiannual Plenary meetings of renowned experts, civil society, and government representatives. As a first for...

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Symposium 'Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust in the UK' is available online

The three-part symposium "Teaching & Learning About the Holocaust in the UK" is now available to watch online. Sponsored by the AJR, in partnership with the UK Delegation to the International...

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Berlin virtual Plenary: 5 key things to know

Want a peek at what's on the agenda for the Berlin virtual Plenary meetings that are starting today? We have listed the top five items that you need to know about, from world premieres to important...

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2020 IHRA Grant Projects

In order to strengthen the collective impact of its priority areas of “countering distortion” and “safeguarding the record” over the next five years, the IHRA has aligned its current grant strategy to...

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