Education

How to Teach about the Holocaust in Schools

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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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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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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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

These recommendations, written by a group of international experts, are crafted to help educators with fact-based and educationally sound techniques for teaching the complex and nuanced history of the...

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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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"The Lesson: Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust in Europe" film screening and panel discussion

“The lessons of the Holocaust hold universal meaning, but they must speak to our current situation if they are to have an impact,” said IHRA Chair Michaela Küchler in her welcoming remarks. The Lesson...

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The Wiener Holocaust Library launches "Testifying to the Truth" sharing eyewitness accounts from the Holocaust

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2021, The Wiener Holocaust Library have launched their new digital resource, Testifying to the Truth. This database shares eyewitness accounts from the Holocaust, many...

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One year of implementing the IHRA’s Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

Holocaust education helps create a strong foundation for democratic societies and for combatting hateful ideologies. One year after the adoption of the Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about...

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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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