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Working Definition of Antigypsyism/Anti-Roma Discrimination

About the IHRA working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination
 
 The effort to draft a working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination was spearheaded by experts in the Commit...

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IHRA Chair's Statement on the attack at Hohe Weide Synagogue in Hamburg

IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler states, "The news of yesterday's attack on a Hamburg synagogue left me with a deep feeling of unease. The IHRA stands in solidarity with the Jewish community in...

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IHRA Chair on Freiburg "Hygiene Demonstrations"

IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler says, "The use of National Socialist icons at the Freiburg 'Hygiene Demonstrations' is only the most recent manifestation of a sickening phenomenon where Nazi...

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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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AJR unveils commemorative plaque at the British Embassy in Berlin

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) unveiled a commemorative plaque at the British Embassy in Berlin on Tuesday 12 May, 2020 in dedication and memory of consular officials whose devoted efforts...

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Handover marks the start of new presidency

"Remembrance has no end," Ambassador Michaela Küchler said last night during the official handover ceremony at the House of Representatives in Berlin, as Germany assumed the IHRA Presidency for 2020....

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IHRA Chair Statement on shooting in Hanau, Germany

"The racially motivated murders of 9 people in Hanau, Germany, leaves us deeply troubled. It is difficult to find words to express the sadness, anger and shock we feel in the face of such a despicable...

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Profile: Emrah Gürsel (KIgA)

Emrah Gürsel leans forward in his chair as he is asked to describe the work of the Kreuzberg Initiativ gegen Antisemitismus (KIgA) that he is so deeply involved in. His passion for KIgA’s cause is...

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2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration

As we mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of German Nazi concentration and extermination camps and other sites of persecution and murder, we, the High Governmental Representatives of the...

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IHRA Executive Secretary statement on Vandalism of Jewish Cemetery in Geilenkirchen, Germany

Dr Kathrin Meyer, Executive Secretary of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) said: "It is deeply worrying to see that more than 40 Jewish graves have been vandalised in the town of...

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