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Distortion of the Holocaust and the rise of Nazi Rhetoric

We are horrified as Nazi symbols and Nazi rhetoric appear on our television screens, newspapers and social media.  Just over 70 years since the end of World War II when the horrors of the Holocaust were revealed.   The Holocaust did not start with gas chambers and crematoria, it began with taunts and bullying, it […]

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Resource Available

We have a surplus of Holocaust Memorial Day commemorative booklets. These outline the development of the Holocaust, historical information and also include personal stories. These are excellent resources for all senior students to work with in class and we would be happy to send them to teachers on request. For further information, please contact the HETI office […]

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Seminar at Yad Vashem International School | 24 June – 03 July 2017

  An eight day programme for teachers at Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies. This course is specifically tailored for Irish teachers, providing an in depth exposure to the many facets of the Holocaust. Working at the exceptional Holocaust Museum and Archives Centre, participants can avail of resources, expertise and personal testimonies. Fee: On application […]

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End the Misuse of Holocaust History | Deborah Lipstadt

“It is more than accuracy that is under assault. It is the ability to identify contemporary culprits, and see clearly the damage that they are doing.” For the Atlantic by Deborah Lipstadt  “With apologies to Mel Brooks, it’s springtime for Hitler and Nazi Germany. Comparisons to the Third Reich are blooming. History is being instrumentalized […]

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Public Lecture | East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

Professor Phillippe Sands of University College London East West Street: A Personal Take on the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity Wednesday 30 November 2016 at 19:30 Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin 2 A podcast of this lecture can be accessed here      

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The Crocus Project 2016/17

On Wednesday 19th October The Crocus Project 2016/17 was launched. We were delighted to welcome 5th and 6th class students from Stratford National School, as well as Ambassadors and representatives from the eleven participating EU countries. The Crocus Project is funded by the Europe for Citizens programme. Mr Gerry Kiely, Head of EU Commission Representation in […]

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Kristallnacht 9-10 November 1938

On this day in 1938, Kristallnacht (November pogrom). On the night of 9/10 November 1938, the state sponsored pogrom known as Kristallnacht erupted against the Jews of Germany and Austria. Hitler Youth, bolstered by the SA and locals, unleashed a night of terror, violence and destruction. Synagogues and schools were wrecked and set ablaze; Jewish […]

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Public Lecture | The Holocaust in the Eastern Aegean, 1944

Professor Anthony Mc Elligott of University of Limerick A false lead, the mists of time, and some questions: The Holocaust in the Eastern Aegean, 1944 Tuesday 23 August 2016 at 13:00 Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub, Dublin  

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Holocaust survivors living in Ireland documentary

HETI is honoured to present our new documentary, Holocaust survivors living in Ireland. This fascinating documentary features  Suzi Diamond, Jan Kaminski, the late Inge Radford, Tomi Reichental and Rosel Siev sharing their stories of survival during the Holocaust. This HETI produced documentary can now be viewed online   

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Dates for your diary

  JUNE 2016 Exhibition: Traces of Memory: A contemporary look at the Jewish past in Poland Venue: Holyhill Library, Cork   JULY 2016 Seminar at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel Dates: 03-11 July   AUGUST 2016 Teaching The Holocaust 3-day summer school for teachers, Trinity College Dates: 22-24 August 2016 Venue: Trinity College Dublin   SEPTEMBER 2016 […]

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