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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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IHRA Chair's Statement on the antisemitic campaign by the Nordic Resistance Movement

IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler says, “The recent antisemitic actions coordinated by the neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement in the days leading up to Yom Kippur are deeply troubling. Some of...

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Finland Supreme Court bans Neo-Nazi group

Following a series of court battles that began in 2017, the Supreme Court of Finland ruled this week to uphold a ban on the neo-Nazi group Nordic Resistance Movement (PVL). This makes Finland, who has...

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"Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies" Course Offered at Helsinki Summer School


 
 Helsinki Summer School will offer an "Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies" course during its program this summer.
 
 Helsinki Summer School is a three-week academic event organized...

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“Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies” Course Held in Helsinki


 
 An important first step in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Finland has been completed, as Helsinki University Summer School's course "Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies"...

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