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Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 – The President’s Speech

Please access the speech given by the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, at the national Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 commemoration below.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 Commemoration – Recording

Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) thanks everyone who attended and partook in the Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 commemoration in the Round Room at Mansion House on 30 January 2022. We attach a recording of the event for your reference.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration 2022

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 will be commemorated on Sunday 30 January in the Round Room at Mansion House, Dublin. This will be available to view online here.

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80th Anniversary of the Wannsee Conference

On 20 January 1942,  the Wannsee Conference took place in a secluded villa in a suburb of Berlin. It was convened when word reached Berlin that some of the killing squads operating in the eastern territories were finding their task of murdering Jews and other people through face-to-face killing ‘upsetting’.  They asked head office to […]

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Testimonies: Esther Bem

Watch this powerful testimony from Holocaust survivor Esther Bem, reflecting on those who helped Holocaust victims. Video reproduced courtesy of USC Shoah Foundation.

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Testimonies: George Papanek

Watch this testimony from Holocaust survivor George Papanek, reflecting on his message for future generations. Video reproduced courtesy of USC Shoah Foundation.

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November Pogrom (Kristallnacht) 1938 Educational Resource

Educational Resources and Information on the November Pogrom (Kristallnacht)    Kristallnacht Educational Resource Video  

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Kristallnacht Public Lecture 9 November 2021

  HETI, in association with the School of History, University College Dublin. Public lecture with historian, Michael Fleming. Date: Tuesday 9 November 2021 Time: 18:00 On Zoom   Tickets are free and available here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HTdGK5AXQRydeF41u-MX-A?fbclid=IwAR1p01MdoAcLVGYwdWo-rnrz6d3310CeorgRX2Ulw4iAffszlHtETJZE6i8  

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The Crocus Project 2021

Would you like to take part in the Crocus Project 2020/21? We are now accepting late applications.

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Holocaust Narrative CPD for Teachers – Upcoming Dates 2022

The Holocaust Narrative, 2-hour CPD for teachers  All bookings should be made through the Education Support Centres Ireland esci.ie Teachers from all regions can apply to attend any of these presentations. Dates in 2022   Monday 24 January Online webinar via Zoom. Further details to come. Please contact info@hetireland.org with any queries. More dates to […]

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