Estonia

Estonia unveils memorial for Holocaust victims in Tallinn

On 27 January 2022 a memorial was unveiled at the Liiva Cemetery in Tallinn in memory of Estonian Jews who were murdered in an anti-tank trench in the city and nearby in 1941. 300 to 600 Estonian Jews...

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Opening of the Memorial Plaque and Exhibition of the Chief Rabbi of Estonia, Dr. Aba Gomer, Who Died in the Holocaust

The Jewish Community of Estonia and the Estonian Jewish Museum open the Memorial Plaque and Exhibition to commemorate the Chief Rabbi of Estonia, Dr. Aba Gomer, who died in the Holocaust in Tallinn...

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Winter School — Lectures, Discussions, Study Visits and Film Screenings

The program consists of lectures, discussions, study visits and film screenings — to learn more about antisemitism and the Holocaust, the Jewish community in Estonia deepens its knowledge in Jewish...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day in Tallinn at Liiva Cemetery

Addresses and laying of wreaths in Tallinn at Liiva cemetery in commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
 
 Event hashtags: Ministry of Education and Research; Jewich Community

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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

Each IHRA Member Country is committed to encouraging the study of the Holocaust in all its dimensions. However, teaching about this complex and sensitive topic appropriately – and adapting it to 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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