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IHRA Secretary General addresses Global Conference on Football’s Role in Combating Antisemitism

The Global Conference on Football’s Role in Combating Antisemitism, held on 11 November, saw the adoption of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism by FK Austria Wien. IHRA Secretary General...

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First Stolperstein for Roma installed in Zagreb, Croatia

On 5 November 2021, the Center for Promotion of Tolerance and Holocaust Remembrance in Zagreb installed the first Stolperstein, “stumbling stone,” in memory and remembrance of victims of the genocide...

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The IHRA launches new resources and grows its membership at Thessaloniki Plenary

THESSALONIKI, 10.11.2021 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), under the Greek Presidency, has successfully concluded its second set of plenary meetings. Held on the anniversary...

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Webinar on Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat

On 8 November, the IHRA presented the twelve-minute explanatory film Holocaust Distortion: A Growing Threat and the publication Holocaust Distortion: Contexts, Influences, and Examples in its webinar...

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Commemoration Events for the November Pogrom

The November pogroms, also known as Kristallnacht, were a series of attacks against Jews throughout Germany and parts of Austria on November 9-10, 1938. During the pogrom 91 Jews were murdered...

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How the Stutthof Maritime Evacuation IHRA Grant uncovered new dimensions of the Holocaust

During the last months of the Second World War, the Nazis began forcibly evacuating prisoners on death marches across Europe. By April 1945, the Stutthof concentration camp, established by Nazi...

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Rising threat of Holocaust distortion requires urgent international response

A guest contribution by Kathrin Meyer, Secretary General of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and Stefania Giannini, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education
 
 All around...

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International community agrees concrete commitments to counter Holocaust distortion and fight antisemitism at Remember ReAct Forum

Malmö, Sweden: 13.10.21 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) joined world leaders, and international organizations including the CoE, EU, FRA, OSCE, the UN, and UNESCO at the...

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European Commission presents EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life

The European Commission has presented its EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life. With antisemitism worryingly on the rise, in Europe and beyond, the Strategy sets out a...

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Dutch Holocaust Memorial of Names unveiled

Of the 140,000 Jews who lived in the Netherlands in 1940, 102,000 did not survive the war. Most Jews, Sinti and Roma living in the Netherlands who were persecuted by the Nazis were murdered in the gas...

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