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How to Teach about the Holocaust in Schools

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened....

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What to Teach about the Holocaust

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened...

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Why Teach About the Holocaust

Considering how best to make any examination of the Holocaust meaningful and relevant for learners in their national contexts is essential. This section is meant to help policymakers, school...

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Summary: Why, What, and How to Teach about the Holocaust

The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and murder of Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. A continent-wide genocide, it destroyed not only...

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IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

These recommendations, written by a group of international experts, are crafted to help educators with fact-based and educationally sound techniques for teaching the complex and nuanced history of the...

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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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Minister of Population attends commemoration at Klooga, Estonia

On 19 September a commemoration took place at Klooga, organised by the Estonian delegation to the IHRA and the Estonian Jewish Community, to honor the victims of the massacre that took place on the...

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Conference in Estonia, "The beginning of the End: Massacre at Klooga 75"

In order to increase awareness about a not-widely known episode, the Estonian “case” of the Holocaust, and ensure that its history is referred to in a truthful manner, the Estonian Institute of...

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Commemoration Ceremony in Estonia

Annual commemoration ceremony at the Tallinn Jewish cemetery, attended by representatives of the government, parliament, diplomatic corps and civil society, organised by the Ministry of Education and...

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Uku and Eha Masing, Righteous among the Nations

The Estonian National Library holds a public conference on Uku and Eha Masing, who are honoured as righteous among the nations for having saved a Jewish student's life. A tree is planted to their...

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