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Draft guidelines for Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections Project presented

During the Athens Spring Plenary meetings and about one year after the project’s launch, the IHRA’s project on Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections has made great strides. Despite having to...

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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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In Memoriam: Ambassador Thomas Michael Baier

It is with great sadness that the IHRA and its Austrian Delegation announce the sudden passing of our beloved and highly esteemed colleague and friend, Ambassador Dr. Thomas Michael Baier.
 
 Born in...

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Five resources for teaching and learning about LGBTQ+ persecution under the Nazi regime

During Pride Month, we honor the tens of thousands of LGBTQ+ people who suffered at the hands of the Nazi regime and strengthen our resolve to counter “all forms of racism and discrimination that...

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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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United States Senate passes bipartisan resolution condemning the recent global surge of antisemitism

In response to the surge in antisemitic incidents in recent months, the United States Senate passed a bipartisan resolution last week condemning this pernicious form of hatred. Introduced by Senator...

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The IHRA condemns recent antisemitic violence and hate speech, advances education on the genocide of the Roma, and counters Holocaust distortion at Athens Plenary

ATHENS, 10.06.2021 – The IHRA has successfully concluded its first plenary meetings under the Greek Presidency, guided by the priorities of advancing Holocaust education and countering Holocaust...

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IHRA delegate Werner Dreier honored with national award

Werner Dreier, who has been a member of the Austrian delegation to the IHRA since 2001, received a prestigious Austrian national award for his long-lasting and influential work in education about the...

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Why do we need to safeguard sites?

by Safeguarding Sites Project Chair Gilly Carr
 
 The answer to the question of why we need to safeguard sites is something that we might feel instinctively, as something self-evident and obvious...

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2021 IHRA Grant Projects

The seven excellent initiatives selected as 2021 IHRA Grant Projects represent innovative approaches to countering distortion and safeguarding the record of the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma...

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