International

Holocaust denial laws: effective tool or Trojan horse? 

Why the IHRA is leading research into regulations outlawing denial of the Holocaust  
 
 By the late 1980s, as the world grew more aware of the Holocaust and its relevance, a number of European...

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A year in review: Safeguarding Sites

Zoltán Tóth-Heinemann 
 
 In a year upended by a pandemic, how should one proceed with a project for which site visits, meetings and discussions with local stakeholders are critical? With most...

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Digital commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021

Remembering the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust is the responsibility not only of governments, but of societies as a whole.  
 
 On 27 January, International Holocaust Remembrance Day...

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IHRA Chair speaks at B'nai B'rith commemoration event

“Remembrance plays a critical role in fighting the persistent forces of antisemitism and Holocaust denial and distortion. This is because remembrance ties us fundamentally to the facts, to what took...

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"Liliane Atlan’s play “An Opera for Terezin - Live Reading hosted by "Thereisinstadt House" Organization

Just imagine a ceremony for the commemoration of the Holocaust celebrated in families, at home, simultaneously with other families from all over the world, communicating with interactive video...

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International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust for Southeast Asia

To mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, emphasise its significance as universal heritage and oppose its distortion, the NEVER AGAIN Association has organised a special online session on...

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The IHRA partners with the European Commission, the UN and UNESCO to raise global awareness of how to counter Holocaust distortion

This month, the IHRA will launch three important international initiatives, essential pieces to furthering the IHRA’s work of raising awareness of Holocaust distortion on multiple fronts: 
 
 
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Recommendations for Countering Holocaust Distortion to be launched in 2021

Over the course of 2020, the dangers of Holocaust distortion have been more starkly outlined than ever. Whether at protests against coronavirus measures or in antisemitic campaigns on social media...

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One year of implementing the IHRA’s Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

Holocaust education helps create a strong foundation for democratic societies and for combatting hateful ideologies. One year after the adoption of the Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about...

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Arolsen Archives: "Crowdsourcing is crowd wisdom at its best"

Throughout 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed a significant challenge to commemoration of the Holocaust. In response, the IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler has announced the German Presidency...

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