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Commemoration Day of the Genocide of the Jews takes place in Latvia

On 4th July 2019, the official Commemoration Day of Genocide against the Jews in Latvia took place.  The main public event commemorates the burning of the Choral Synagogue in Rīga on the 4th of July...

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High-level Event of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU

On 18 June, 2019, the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU hosted in Bucharest the first International High-Level meeting reuniting Special Envoys for Combatting Antisemitism and the World...

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IHRA welcomes Australia as 33rd Member Country

Australia officially became the 33rd member of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) at the Mondorf-les-Bains Plenary meeting on 4 June 2019. "We look forward to the enhanced...

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Mihai Chioveanu (1968 - 2019)

It was with deep sadness that the IHRA learned that IHRA Delegate Prof. Mihai Chioveanu passed away. Prof. Chioveanu was dedicated to the study of the history of the Holocaust in Romania, both from a...

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Exhibition opening: “Stolen Memories”

Friday, 17th May at 6 p.m., Town hall of Mondorf-les-Bains In cooperation with the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance - 2019 Luxembourg Chairmanship, the Arolsen Archives, the Mondorf...

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Citizen Dialogue: Forgetting – A Threat to Peace in Europe?

Ahead of the European elections, a public debate organized by the Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg entitled “Citizen Dialogue: Forgetting – A Threat to Peace in Europe?” dealing...

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Film Archives of the City of Luxembourg: Cinema-Concert of the film “Die Stadt ohne Juden” – The City without Jews feat. The Silent Movers

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 at 8:30 pm, Cinémathèque of Luxembourg In cooperation with: International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance - 2019 Luxembourg Chairmanship, Austrian Embassy in Luxembourg,...

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Jan Munk (1946 - 2019)

It was with deep sadness that the IHRA learned that IHRA Delegate Jan Munk passed away on 12 May. Jan Munk was Chairman of the Prague Jewish Community, former Director of the Terezín Memorial and a...

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Annual Commemoration for Roma and Sinti in Salzburg

On 26 April, 2019, the annual commemoration ceremony for the Roma and Sinti of Salzburg, murdered by the National Socialists, took place at the memorial Ignaz Rieder Kai 21. During the Second World...

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International Forum on the Kindertransport

Eighty years after the British operation to provide a safe haven for 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees from Nazism, how should the Kindertransport be remembered? This is the central question that...

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