Preserving Sites

Safeguarding Sites: the IHRA Charter for best practice

On 1 February, 2019, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance will begin its project 'Safeguarding Sites: the IHRA Charter for best practice' under its five-year priority theme ‘Countering...

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Permanent Roma Exhibition in Komárom

On 18 May, 2018, the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma visited Komárom to discuss a possible venue for a permanent exhibition on the genocide of the Roma in Hungary. In 1944, thousands of...

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A Place of Remembrance at Lety u Pisku

On 25 April, 2018, Martina Maschke, Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma visited Lety u Pisku to commend the Czech Government on the removal of a pig farm from the site of the...

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Holocaust Commemoration in Latvia: Mapping Sites and Sharing Experience

During this project, the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Latvia intended to expand and improve their database of information on Jewish killing sites in Latvia on which there were no...

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Blog: Lety u Pisku

On 12 July an International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) delegation including the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, attended high level meetings in the Czech Republic to discuss...

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IHRA visit to Lety

On 12 July an IHRA delegation including the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, attended high level meetings in the Czech Republic to discuss the future of the former concentration camp...

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ITF Chair's Statement regarding Vandalism and Theft in Auschwitz

As the Chair of the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research (formerly ITF, now IHRA), I am outraged that the infamous sign "Arbeit Macht Frei" over...

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IHRA Chair's Statement Regarding the Rabbi Tsirilson Synagogue and Magen David Yeshiva situated in Chisinau, Moldova

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is deeply concerned by the ongoing property dispute between the government of Moldova and the Jewish community of Moldova involving the Rabbi Tsirilson...

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Safeguarding the Vilnius Ghetto Library

Uniting experts and governmental representatives to raise awareness about and promote policy related to the preservation of physical sites of historical importance. On 30 November, 2017, the...

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Killing Sites- Research and Remembrance

Approximately one-third of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust were murdered in what Father Patrick Desbois has called the ‘Holocaust by bullets’ – mass shootings that largely took place...

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