Slovakia

Slovakia commemorates the victims of the Holocaust

On 9 September 2022, Slovakia commemorated its Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Established in 2001 by the Slovak Parliament, the day marks the date in 1941 when the...

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Slovakia commemorates the beginning of deportations of Slovak Jews to concentration camps

Today, exactly 80 years since the first transport of Slovak Jews left Slovakia for Auschwitz, Slovakia commemorated a painful anniversary. In this first train, which departed from Poprad city, there...

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Online Discussion: New Holocaust Research in Slovakia

The Holocaust Documentation Centre organizes an online discussion with historians about the new Holocaust research in Slovakia and the questions that remain open even after decades. Facebook

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day — Seven Blessings

Sereď Holocaust Museum will open in its premises a new exhibition on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27 January 2022. The exhibition entitled Seven Blessings shows the world of ultra-orthodox...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day — Beyond Duty

Sereď Holocaust Museum in cooperation with the Embassy of the State of Israel and the National Council of the Slovak Republic will symbolically open an exhibition called Beyond Duty on the West...

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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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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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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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