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Digital Platform Recording Cultural Genocide and Killing Sites in Jewish Cemeteries

During the Holocaust, Jewish cemeteries across Europe were desecrated by the Nazis and their collaborators in an attempt to erase Jewish culture. Some of these spaces, central to Jewish religious life...

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Arolsen Archives awarded prestigious European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award

The Arolsen Archives were awarded the prestigious European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award on 9 May 2020. The award recognizes organizations and individuals exemplifying best practices related to...

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Project monitors access to Holocaust archives

This past March marked the beginning of one of the IHRA’s latest projects: Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections, under the IHRA’s five-year priority theme of safeguarding the record. The project...

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Dutch Network of War Collections wins GLAMi

Dutch Network of War Collections wins international innovation prize with Warlives.org
 
 The Dutch Network of War Collections (Netwerk Oorlogsbronnen) has won a prestigious GLAMi Award with its Warli...

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Pius XII archives opened

Today, a big step towards greater access to archives and new research on the Holocaust was taken. The archives of Pope Pius XII, who served as head of the Catholic Church from 1939 to 1958, were...

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Sousa Mendes exhibition opens in Luxembourg City


 I could not have acted otherwise, and I therefore accept all that has befallen me with love.
 
 
 The sentiment of these words, spoken by Aristides de Sousa Mendes towards the end of his life, is...

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Expert Workshop on Memory Laws

From 29 – 30 July, 2019, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) held an expert workshop as part of its project on the topic of Memory laws under its five-year priority theme...

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Film Archives of the City of Luxembourg: Cinema-Concert of the film “Die Stadt ohne Juden” – The City without Jews feat. The Silent Movers

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 at 8:30 pm, Cinémathèque of Luxembourg 
 
 In cooperation with: International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance - 2019 Luxembourg Chairmanship, Austrian Embassy in Luxembourg...

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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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IHRA Project: Memory Laws and Safeguarding the Historical Record

In March, 2019, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) began its project on the topic of Memory laws’ under its five-year priority theme ‘Countering Holocaust Distortion and...

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