Netherlands

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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Celebrating 75 Years of Freedom

In 2019 and 2020, the Netherlands will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. One of the first events will take place on 31 August in Terneuzen, the Netherlands. ...

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National Holocaust Commemoration

National Holocaust Commemoration organized by the Dutch Auschwitz Committee.
 
 Program:
 
 10.00 - Assemble in Town Hall of Amsterdam
 
 11.00 - Silent March from Town Hall to Wertheimpark
 
 11.30 -...

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International Conference about the Holocaust and Other Genocides: Uses, Abuses and Misuses of the Holocaust Paradigm


 
 Marking the Dutch Chair 2011 of the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research (ITF) and preceding the Plenary meetings in The Hague, the Dutch...

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Amsterdam Jewish Film Festival 2011


 
 From 26 - 30 October 2011, Amsterdam's Jewish Film Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary by showcasing a musically themed program entitled Music in Motion.
 
 The diverse program of films...

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Kindertransport Statue Opened in The Netherlands


 
 A statue dedicated to the Kindertransport was unveiled at the Hook of Holland on 30 November 2011.
 
 Designed by internationally acclaimed sculptor Frank Meisler and supported by the Association...

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Film From Opening Session in The Hague Now Available on YouTube


 
 The opening session of the ITF Plenary meeting in The Hague included a film by Dutch students Zoë Hanselaar and Charlotte Bouwman that documented their experience on the 2011 Holocaust Memorial...

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“The Roma Between Past and Future” Conference to be held in Amsterdam on 6 May


 
 "The Roma Between Past and Future:  Reflections Upon Genocide, Recognition, and the Resurgence of Extremism and Anti-Gypsyism" conference will be held on 6 May 2012 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands....

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“The Forgotten Genocide” Digital Exhibition Premieres Online


 
 On 3 May 2012 the digital exhibition "The Forgotten Genocide" from the National Committee for 4 and 5 May in the Netherlands will go live online.
 
 The website deals with the persecution of Roma...

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