Remembrance

Arolsen Archives: "Crowdsourcing is crowd wisdom at its best"

Throughout 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed a significant challenge to commemoration of the Holocaust. In response, the IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler has announced the German Presidency...

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Digital commemoration of the November Pogrom

This year, 9 November marks 82 years since the beginning of the November Pogrom.
 
 Over the course of two days in 1938, hundreds of synagogues were burned, Jewish homes and businesses ransacked, and...

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National Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorations in Romania

9 October marks the day that deportations of Romanian Jews to Trandsniestria began in 1941. Today, it represents the date of National Holocaust Remembrance Day in Romania. Established by Government...

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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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Commemoration events for Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence in Slovakia

On 9 September 2020, Slovakia commemorates the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Established in 2000 by the Slovak Parliament, the day marks the date in 1941 when the...

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Roma Genocide Remembrance Day commemoration events – 2 August 2020

On the night of 2 August 1944, the “family camp” for Roma at Auschwitz-Birkenau was liquidated, and thousands of remaining men, women and children held there were gassed. Today, 2 August marks the...

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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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Digital Liberation Day events at the Falstad Center

This year, the Falstad Center will be honoring the memory of the victims of the Holocaust and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War with a digital live stream program....

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Remembrance Day speech by King Willem-Alexander

The Dutch National Remembrance Day on 4 May 2020 was unlike any that had come before. Marking the significance of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, King Willem-Alexander was set...

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Amersfoort 2020 digital commemoration event

On Sunday, 19 April 2020, an entirely virtual commemoration event took place in the Netherlands for the very first time. The event marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Kamp Amersfoort...

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