Lithuania

#WeRemember/ #MesPrisimename Campaign for the Commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, the entire world will commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day and commemorate the tragedy of six million Jews. The Lithuanian Jewish (Lithuanian) community invites the...

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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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Project aims to raise awareness about the Holocaust in Lithuania

In just a few months of summer and autumn of 1941, Lithuanian Jewish communities were almost completely destroyed by the Nazis and their local collaborators. 
 
 This year, the national project "The...

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Commemoration by the President of Lithuania

Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania lights up a candle on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Event hashtag: #WeRemember

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Commemoration by the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Gabrielius Landsbergis, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Yossi Levy, Ambassador of Israel to Lithuania light up a candles and make addresses Event hashtag: #WeRemember

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Commemoration by the Speaker of the Parliament

Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen ligths up a candle and makes an address   Event hashtag: #WeRemember

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