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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 section is meant to help policymakers, school...

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Trans-Atlantic Dialogues: Holocaust educators discuss challenges and solutions

On March 18, the second in a series of webinars on Holocaust education was held by the US Department of State, with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The webinar was hosted by United States...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Event

On January 27th, 2021, in the framework of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Consulate General of Greece in Chicago and the Midwest will organize, for the second consecutive year an...

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Online Performance of Volume 2 of Songs from Testimonies

The Yale Institute for Sacred Music, Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale, and the Fortunoff Video Archive invite the public to an online performance of songs from the Archive's forthcoming...

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IHRA Chair's Statement on the storming of the U.S. Capitol

IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler states, "As the world watched yesterday in shock at the storming of the US Capitol building, the consequences of hate speech and baseless conspiracy myths were...

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International panel on Holocaust education hosted by US State Department

"The Holocaust, like any event, was not inevitable. It was the result of choices made. So how do we unpack and understand that?" asked Jennifer Ciardelli of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum...

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IHRA Executive Secretary statement on knife attack in New York State

Dr Kathrin Meyer, Executive Secretary of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) said: “It was with deep shock that I learned of the knife attack at a rabbi’s house in New York State...

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IHRA Chair's Statement on Shooting in New Jersey

Ambassador Georges Santer, Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) said: “It was with deep shock that I learned of the fatal shooting at the JC Kosher Supermarket on 11th...

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IHRA Chair speaks at United Nations General Assembly

On 28 January, 2019, IHRA Chair, Ambassador Sandro De Bernardin, delivered a statement at the annual observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust in...

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United Nations Department of Public Information NGO Briefing A Matter of Humanity: The Rescue of Jews in Albania

Albania’s response to the plight of Jewish people during the Second World War remains a powerful example of compassion in the face of Nazi brutality during the Holocaust. The Department of Public...

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