Agenda

The Greek Presidency Agenda

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Webinar Lecture: “Romaniots: the Jews of Greece in the Middle Ages”, by the Embassy of Greece in Stockholm

On the occasion of Greece’s Presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance 2021, the Embassy of Greece in Stockholm organised the Webinar Lecture “Romaniots: the Jews of Greece in the Middle Ages”, on the 24th of February 2022. The keynote speaker was Professor Nicholas de Lange, Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of …

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The Kalamata International Conference on the Holocaust, Genocides, and Mass Atrocities took place successfully under the auspices of the Greek Presidency

The Kalamata International Conference on the Holocaust, Genocides, and Mass Atrocities took place successfully under the auspices of the Greek Presidency

At its very end the Greek Presidency to the IHRA has had the much wished opportunity to organize a hybrid event, in which members of the IHRA Delegations as well as other honourable guests participated with physical presence, along with many more who attended online. The work of the extremely interesting International Conference on “The …

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Unveiling of the Jewish Holocaust Memorial in the city of Xanthi within the framework of the IHRA Greek Presidency

Unveiling of the Jewish Holocaust Memorial in the city of Xanthi within the framework of the IHRA Greek Presidency

Within the framework of the Greek Presidency of the IHRA, the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece organized an event for the unveiling of a Jewish Holocaust Memorial in the city of Xanthi, in memory of the 526 Xanthi Jews who were exterminated in the Holocaust. The unveiling ceremony was organized with the cooperation …

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Thematic commemoration ceremony by the Embassy of Greece in Bern

Thematic commemoration ceremony by the Embassy of Greece in Switzerland

On the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27 January 2022, a ceremony took place in Bern. This year’s theme was “Teaching and learning about the Holocaust: The example of Thessaloniki. A Jewish Metropolis. Its glory and its destruction”. The ceremony was organized by the Embassy of Greece in Switzerland, within the framework of the Greek Presidency …

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Presentation of the initiatives takes by Greek state and governmental institutions to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022: Greece honours, reflects, takes action

The Greek state and governmental institutions, with deep consistency and high conscience, paid tribute to the victims of the Holocaust in the frame of the International Remembrance Day 2022. Speeches were delivered or messages were posted by the President of the Hellenic Republic, HE Katerina Sakellaropoulou, the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Deputy Prime Minister, …

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SHOAH – How was it Humanly possible? A commemoration exhibition in MOHA Center, in the city of Kavala

On the occasion of the International Remembrance Day of the Holocaust 2022, MOHA Research Center presents the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Center’s exhibition SHOAH – How was it Humanly possible? at the Mohammed Ali’s Museum in Kavala. The exhibition deals with major historical aspects of the Holocaust, beginning with Jewish life in pre-Holocaust Europe and …

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Educational Programmes offered by the Jewish Museum of Greece to commemorate the Shoah 2022

Within the frame of the Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022 commemorations, the Jewish Museum of Greece offers a wide variety of high quality educational materials to all interested schools which, by appointment, are able to attend, free of charge, periodic exhibitions, educational programs, thematic tours, documentary screenings and oral interviews by Holocaust survivors. The educational programmes …

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“The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors”: A digital exhibition by the Swiss Embassy in Greece

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, the Embassy of Switzerland in Greece, under the auspices of the Greek Presidency of the IHRA and in collaboration with the Jewish Museum of Greece proposes the digital exhibition “The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors” of the Gamaraal Foundation. The exhibition is supported by the Ministry …

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The Combat Antisemitism Movement presented Ambassador Lazaris with special award in Remembrance Day 2022 virtual event

Ambassador Chris J. Lazaris presented with the special award of Combat Antisemitism Movement in Remembrance Day event

The Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) held a very special virtual event, on January 25th, in view of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022. Under the title “There is Neither Greek Nor Jew”, CAM, along with B’nai B’rith International, the National Hellenic Society (NHS), the Hellenic American Women’s Council (HAWC), and the European March of the …

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