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Wiener Holocaust Library opens new exhibition on Jewish family photos before 1939

At Britain’s largest Holocaust archive, family photographs are providing a rare glimpse into a lost world. With its new exhibition, “There was a time…”: Jewish Family Photographs Before 1939, the...

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Slovakia commemorates the victims of the Holocaust

On 9 September 2022, Slovakia commemorated its Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Established in 2001 by the Slovak Parliament, the day marks the date in 1941 when the...

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How Holocaust sites can help societies navigate deafening silences

How sites deal with the silences and taboos surrounding difficult history matters. On their trip to Lithuania, the IHRA Safeguarding Sites team learned more about this challenge, shared by so many...

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Find Your Answers film nominated for award

In 1944, artist Malva Schalek courageously resisted the Nazis by refusing to paint the portrait of a collaborationist doctor. She was then deported to Auschwitz. Her story and the research questions...

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Seminar for teachers held in Novi Sad, Serbia

Terraforming and The Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI) are organizing the second annual seminar for teachers from the Republic of Serbia from 21-25 August in Novi Sad entitled “The Holocaust and Human...

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What you can do to support Roma fleeing Ukraine and counter ongoing antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

Antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination continues to impact the daily lives of Roma. In recent months, Roma seeking to flee the violence caused by Russian aggression in Ukraine have not been granted...

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Stumbling stones laid in Belgrade to commemorate Holocaust victims

On 5 July, in front of building No. 9 on Maršala Birjuzova Street, Belgrade saw the installation of its first Stolpersteine, or “stumbling stones.” Dedicated to Emil Dajč, Avgusta Dajč, Hilda Dajč and...

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The IHRA addresses the situation in Ukraine at Stockholm plenary meetings

STOCKHOLM, 23.06.2022 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has successfully concluded its first plenary meetings under the Swedish Presidency. Guided by the motto, “Together for...

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Russian Antisemitism and the War in Ukraine

By Professor Yehuda Bauer, IHRA Honorary Chairman,
 
 The recent statements by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, in answer to questions by an Italian journalist, dealing with Jews and...

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International Council of Archives event discusses IHRA Guidelines

Archives play a major role in addressing the great challenges of today. They shape how we think about the past and provide the nuance and knowledge that form the foundation for an inclusive future....

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