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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 text, excerpted from the IHRA Recommendations for...

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Kindertransport: Remembering & Rethinking Podcast

This week, the Hollywood press announced that Sir Anthony Hopkins is set to bring the story of the Kindertransport to a mass global audience when he stars in a forthcoming biopic about Sir Nicholas...

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Exhibition "Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust" opens at the Wiener Holocaust Library

The Wiener Holocaust Library, after being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will open again this week with new health and safety measures, as well as a new exhibition, Jewish Resistance...

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Symposium 'Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust in the UK' is available online

The three-part symposium "Teaching & Learning About the Holocaust in the UK" is now available to watch online. Sponsored by the AJR, in partnership with the UK Delegation to the International...

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AJR unveils commemorative plaque at the British Embassy in Berlin

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) unveiled a commemorative plaque at the British Embassy in Berlin on Tuesday 12 May, 2020 in dedication and memory of consular officials whose devoted efforts...

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Chelsea Football Club adopts working definition of antisemitism

Chelsea FC have announced that the club will officially adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, becoming the first sports team in the world to...

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AJR unveils blue plaque in honor of Otto M. Schiff

Otto M. Schiff C.B.E., the founder, chair and director of the Jewish Refugees Committee (JRC), was honored yesterday when a blue plaque was unveiled at Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London. Woburn...

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Blue plaque unveiled in London in honor of Milein Cosman and Hans Keller

“This plaque commemorates the lives of two remarkable Jewish refugees who lived here. They both contributed not only to the local community but to the very fabric of British society,” said Frank...

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IHRA delegates visit Alderney, first case study in Safeguarding Sites project

On 12 July, Lord Eric Pickles, head of the UK delegation of IHRA, along with the deputy head, Sally Sealey, and Dr Gilly Carr, member of the UK delegation and chair of the new Safeguarding Sites...

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International Forum on the Kindertransport

Eighty years after the British operation to provide a safe haven for 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees from Nazism, how should the Kindertransport be remembered? This is the central question that...

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