Slovakia

Slovakia commemorates the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence

On 9 September 2021, Slovakia commemorated the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Established in 2000 by the Slovak Parliament, the day marks the date in 1941 when the...

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Commemoration events for Roma Genocide Remembrance Day 2021

On 2 August, Roma Genocide Remembrance Day, we remember the night when thousands of Roma women, men and children were murdered by the SS during the "liquidation" of the so-called "family camp" for...

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Online discussion: "What does the Holocaust mean for Slovakia?"

Slovak NGO "Holocaust Documentation Center" organizes online discussion of historians Hana Kubatova and Jan Hlavinka with the title "What does the Holocaust mean for Slovakia?".
 
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we commemorate 6 million innocent victims. On this date, the Slovak National Museum - Museum of Jewish Culture - Sereď Holocaust Museum will...

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They Never Came Back - Story of Gerta Vrbová

A nationwide public broadcasting organization RTVS (Radio and Television Slovakia) will broadcast a short documentary on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
 
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Theatre of Remembrance

In September 2020 the non-governmental non-profit organization Post Bellum SK started to participate in the THEATRE OF REMEMBRANCE project, which was supported by International Visegrad Fund. The...

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Commemoration events for Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence in Slovakia

On 9 September 2020, Slovakia commemorates the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Established in 2000 by the Slovak Parliament, the day marks the date in 1941 when the...

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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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Slovakia commemorates Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence

On 9 September, 2019, Slovakia commemorates the "Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence". Established in 2000, the day marks the date in 1941 when the Slovak government...

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