“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
How does combining history learning and human rights education facilitate the further development of these approaches and the empowerment of learners? And what would such a combination look like in educational practice?
On 29 November, the USC Shoah Foundation is participating in Giving Tuesday with its campaign #Beginswithme. Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of philanthropy, is observed the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
On 21 November the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum released a statement condemning the hateful rhetoric at a conference of white nationalists held on November 19 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington D.C.
From 22-24 November, a training activity for Yad Vashem seminar graduates on fundamental rights, citizenship, and learning from the Holocaust took place in the Holocaust Museum in Sered', Slovakia.
Bucharest 41 is an interactive project that uses new digital technologies and the support of 11 young actors from the National Theatre and the Jewish Theatre in Romania to show to the public in the Romanian capital how the Pogrom in Bucharest in January 1941 occurred.
On 9 November the International Day against Fascism and Antisemitism was celebrated in the National Theatre in Belgrade, Serbia, by a memorial concert of the orchestra and choir “Refero”.
Czech Government approves a bill to close industrial pig farm on site of former concentration camp for Roma after decade-long protests.