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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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Slovakia commemorates the beginning of deportations of Slovak Jews to concentration camps

Today, exactly 80 years since the first transport of Slovak Jews left Slovakia for Auschwitz, Slovakia commemorated a painful anniversary. In this first train, which departed from Poprad city, there...

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Estonia unveils memorial for Holocaust victims in Tallinn

On 27 January 2022 a memorial was unveiled at the Liiva Cemetery in Tallinn in memory of Estonian Jews who were murdered in an anti-tank trench in the city and nearby in 1941. 300 to 600 Estonian Jews...

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Share the reasons why you remember this International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Commemorated on 27 January, the day Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet forces in 1945, International Holocaust Remembrance Day invites us to learn about and reflect upon the lived experiences of the...

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New resource maps Holocaust-related sites in the UK

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) and the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) have launched a significant new digital resource to enrich teaching and learning about the...

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First Stolperstein for Roma installed in Zagreb, Croatia

On 5 November 2021, the Center for Promotion of Tolerance and Holocaust Remembrance in Zagreb installed the first Stolperstein, “stumbling stone,” in memory and remembrance of victims of the genocide...

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Commemoration Events for the November Pogrom

The November pogroms, also known as Kristallnacht, were a series of attacks against Jews throughout Germany and parts of Austria on November 9-10, 1938. During the pogrom 91 Jews were murdered...

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How the Stutthof Maritime Evacuation IHRA Grant uncovered new dimensions of the Holocaust

During the last months of the Second World War, the Nazis began forcibly evacuating prisoners on death marches across Europe. By April 1945, the Stutthof concentration camp, established by Nazi...

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International community agrees concrete commitments to counter Holocaust distortion and fight antisemitism at Remember ReAct Forum

Malmö, Sweden: 13.10.21 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) joined world leaders, and international organizations including the CoE, EU, FRA, OSCE, the UN, and UNESCO at the...

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