Switzerland

A Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust and for the Prevention of Crimes against Humanity

Every year since 2004, IDES [the Information and Documentation Center] of The Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education compiles a dossier for the "Day of Remembrance" to provide useful...

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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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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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Teaching about the Holocaust Special issue of Didactica Historica. Swiss Journal for History Education

As the last witnesses of the Holocaust disappear and the time gap between the Second World War and students' present widens, what are the resources, practices and experiences that make sense for the...

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Bern Ceremony

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019
 
 Monday, the 28th of January 2019, 17:00
 Yehudi Menuhin Forum, Helvetiaplatz 6, Bern
 
 Schedule:
 
 
 Prayer “El Maleh Rahamim” by Rabbi Michael Kohn...

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Message from the President of the Swiss Confederation

Message from the President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27 January 2019
 
 Respect and dignity
 
 
 Today, International Holocaust Remembrance Day...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019

Official ceremony at the Yehudi Menuhin forum with representatives of the political authorities and of the diplomatic corps. Highlights are a message by the president of the National Council, Mrs...

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Nicolas Ribowski, a great witness to civic engagement

Nicolas Ribowski is the guest of the University of Teacher Education in Lausanne (Switzerland) for an evening open to the public on 28 January, on the occasion of the International Holocaust...

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Holocaust-Gedenkanlass mit Zeitzeugenbegegnung

This year's commemoration event of the Zurich University of Education is dedicated to the question of whether the Holocaust is and can be a topic for primary school and how to deal with it when...

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