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Hate Kills – The November Pogroms 1938

By Heino Schönfeld, Director, Holocaust Education Trust Ireland   On November 9 we remember the 80th anniversary of a terrible and murderous pogrom against the Jewish people which predicted the even more murderous events to come. The year 1938 was a fateful year for European and world history. On March 12 German troops occupied Austria, […]

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HETI Director meets Berlin initiative

Heino Schönfeld, Director of the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland met recently with representatives of the Kreuzberg Initiative against Anti-Semitism – KIgA in Berlin. Founded in 2003/04, the Kreuzberg Initiative against Anti-Semitism (KIgA), a registered non-for-profit organisation, was one of the first German civil society initiatives to develop education-based methods for dealing with anti-Semitism in a […]

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Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh

Statement from Holocaust Education Trust Ireland: “Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) condemns the despicable attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh in the strongest terms. The targeting of Jewish people who were attending a Sabbath morning services was an act of deep antisemitism and racism. HETI condemns all manifestations of hate crime wherever […]

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The Crocus Project 2018/19 Launch

Today HETI launched The Crocus Project 2018/19 at Scoil Chiaráin in Glasnevin. Every autumn, young people across Europe plant yellow crocuses in memory of the 1.5 million Jewish children murdered by the Nazi regime over 70 years ago. We also do this in memory of the thousands of other children persecuted murdered by the Nazis […]

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In Memorium – Albert Sutton

It is with much sadness that we learned of the death of Albert Sutton, who passed away 08 October, aged 96 years. Albert served in the British army in World War ll and his unit participated in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945. Recounting his memories at Holocaust Memorial Day two years ago, […]

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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 presentation is cross-curricular, allowing participants from various disciplines to benefit. Teachers of Transition Year, […]

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Recommendation: Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education, Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles

Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education  Paula Cowan, Henry Maitles The Holocaust is a controversial and difficult teaching topic that needs to be approached sensitively and with an awareness of the complex and emotive issues involved. This book offers pragmatic pedagogical and classroom-based guidance for teachers and trainee teachers on how to intelligently teach Holocaust education in […]

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Public Lecture | “Where are you?” Looking for Loved Ones after the Holocaust

Dr Deborah Dwork Tuesday 14 August 13:00 Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Debórah Dwork is the Rose Professor of Holocaust History and Founding Director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University. She is counted as a leading authority on university education in this field, as well […]

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Exhibition, Janusz Korczak: Champion of the Child

Janusz Korczak: Champion of the Child Cork City Library 01 – 31 August 2018   To mark the 25th Anniversary of Ireland’s ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, The Museum of Childhood Project, The Irish Jewish Museum and Holocaust Education Trust Ireland present Janusz Korczak: Champion of the Child.   […]

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Monika Sears | A Holocaust Testimony

Monika Sears | A Holocaust Testimony The Trinity Long Room Hub in association with the Herzog Centre Trinity and Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) is pleased to present  A Holocaust Testimony – A Childhood Under Nazi Occupation Monday 25th June 6.30pm at the Trinity Long Room Hub   Monika Sears, a Holocaust survivor will recount her early life […]

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