Education

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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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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Jewish Museum of Greece initiative selected as one of the 2021 IHRA Grant Projects

The Greek Presidency is proud to announce that the pioneering project “Untold Stories of the Holocaust”, an initiative taken by the Jewish Museum of Greece in partnership with the National Holocaust Centre and Museum (Nottinghamshire, UK) and the Holocaust Memorial DayTrust (UK), has been selected as one out of the seven initiatives which make part …

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Workshop for Greek Orthodox Clergy on the Holocaust and on combatting antisemitism

The General Secretariat for Religious Affairs in cooperation with the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, the Jewish Museum of Greece and YadVashem organized a workshop, addressed to Greek Orthodox Clergy, on the Holocaust and on combatting antisemitism. The first part of the workshop was held online, on May 24 and 25, with the participation of …

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multilateral educational webinar organized by Greece, North Macedonia and Austria

IHRA working definitions implemented in multicultural societies: A multilateral educational webinar organized by Greece, North Macedonia and Austria

On the 19th of May, 2021, the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia jointly organised a multilateral educational Webinar titled “Practical implementation of the three Non-legally binding IHRA working definitions in multicultural societies: …

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How the IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust Can Help You? A transnational workshop for educators

On Sunday, April 25, 2021, Yad Vashem, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and General Secretariat of Religious Affairs of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs successfully organized a transnational workshop focusing on the IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust. Approximately 170 educators from four countries –the United States, Canada, Greece …

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The IHRA Chair, Ambassador Lazaris, participated at the webinar “Holocaust Education and Remembrance. Keeping up with the digital age” hosted by the EU Parliament

Ambassador Chris J. Lazaris, Chair of the Greek Presidency of the IHRA 2021 and Special Envoy of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the fight against Antisemitism and the defense of Holocaust Remembrance, addressed an opening speech to the webinar “Holocaust Education and Remembrance. Keeping up with the digital age”, organized on the 21st …

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