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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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Annual Holocaust Memorial Lecture “Why the Germans? Why the Jews?- The Perennial Holocaust Question

Professor Steven E. Aschheim. Hebrew University, Jerusalem. “Why the Germans? Why the Jews? – The Perennial Holocaust Question”. Tuesday, 16 February 2016 at 19.30. Burke Theatre, Arts Building. Trinity College. A podcast of this lecture is now available.  

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National Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

The National Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration took place  on Sunday 24 January 2016 from 6 – 8 pm at: The Round Room, Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 Keynote Address: Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, TD Irish Times, Survivors speak at Holocaust Memorial Day in Dublin

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Suzi Diamond’s story has changed….

Suzi Diamond’s incredible journey Suzi Diamond, who is a Holocaust survivor, made an emotional journey back to Karcag, the small town where she was born in Hungary.  There she met with her first cousin, Sandor Molnar, who had only made contact with her for the first time six months ago. We are delighted to share […]

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Auschwitz Oaks planted in memory to the victims of the Holocaust

HETI received a poignant gift of acorns collected in Auschwitz 7 years ago. Since then, they have been nurtured and they have just been planted by Paddy Fitzgibbon in The Garden of Europe in Listowel, beside the only monument in Ireland to the victims of the Holocaust

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Launch of the Crocus Project 2016 by Holocaust survivor, Suzi Diamond, Friday, 24 April 2015

Launch of the Crocus Project 2016 Friday, 24 April 2015   The launch of the Crocus Project 2016 took place at the European Parliament offices in Dublin on Friday, 24 April 2015 L to R: Ambassador of Czech Republic, H.E. Hana Mottlova, Ambassador of Hungary, H.E. Dr. Tamás Magyarics, Mrs. Suzi Diamond, Holocaust survivor, Ambassador […]

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The Holocaust Narrative Presentation

   The Holocaust narrative is an interactive presentation for senior cycle school students. This presentation gives an overview of the history of the Holocaust as it developed between 1933 and 1945 and considers the changing contexts before, during and after WWII. The workshop is cross curricular, allowing participants from various disciplines to benefit. Teachers of Transition […]

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