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Film Screening – Anne Frank: Parallel Stories

Oscar®-winning Actress, Helen Mirren, retraces Anne Frank’s life through the pages of her diary, and we are introduced to 5 other women who, as young girls, were also deported to concentration camps but survived the Holocaust. Written and directed by Sabina Fedeli and Anna Migotto, original soundtrack by Lele Marchitelli. Produced by 3D Produzioni & […]

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Film Screening – The People Vs Fritz Bauer

The IFI in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Holocaust Education Trust Ireland and Goethe Institut, will hold a screening of The People Vs Fritz Bauer, on Tuesday 14 January 2020, at 6.15 pm. This is in advance of  Holocaust Memorial Day, January 2020, which celebrates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of […]

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Vacancy – Programme Manager

Holocaust Education Trust Ireland has a vacancy for a Full Time Programme Manager. Reporting to the Director, the responsibilities of the Programme Manager will include records management, financial recording and reporting, database maintenance and project management. Candidates must display empathy with and understanding of HETI’s mission and objectives, together with excellent communication, organisational, administrative and […]

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81 years ago: The November Pogrom

The November Pogrom, 09 November 1938, Germany and Austria On 16 October 1938, the German government expelled 12,000 Polish Jews living in Germany; the Polish government accepted 4,000 and refused admittance to the remaining 8,000, who were forced to live in the no-man’s land on the German-Polish frontier. Among them were the Grynszpan family whose […]

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Synagogue shooting, Halle Germany

Statement from Holocaust Education Trust Ireland “Holocaust Education Trust Ireland are shocked and saddened by the horrific attack on a Synagogue in Halle, Germany, on the holy day of Yom Kippur. Our thoughts are with the two murdered and their families. We wish the injured a speedy and complete recovery. It appears that the attack […]

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The Crocus Project 2019/20

Teachers! Would you like to take part in the Crocus Project 2019/20? We are now accepting late applications. This wonderful European wide project is free. If you would like your students to participate, please download the application form here. For more info please click here.    

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The Mary Elmes Prize in Holocaust Studies

  Holocaust Education Trust Ireland in association with the History Teachers Association of Ireland The Mary Elmes Prize in Holocaust Studies for Transition Year students 2020/2021. In 2013, Mary Elmes became the first Irish person to be awarded Righteous Among The Nations posthumously by Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Remembrance Authority in Israel for saving hundreds […]

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Learning from the Holocaust, study visit to Kraków 27 – 31 October 2019

This programme includes a 5-day study visit to Kraków and Auschwitz-Birkenau. It is supported by two separate seminar days: one in preparation for the study visit (12 October) and one on reflection afterwards (09 November). These seminars will take place on Saturday mornings. The study visit costs €595 pp- inclusive of flights, hotel, seminars, lunches […]

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Certificate in Holocaust Education 2019 – 2020

Certificate in Holocaust Education 2019 – 2020 Continuous Professional Development for teachers, educators, clergy and community workers. A programme comprising 4 modules with a Special Purpose award at NFQ level 7 carrying 20 ECTS. These modules can also be taken independently of the Certificate in Holocaust Education 2018 – 2019. A Certificate in Holocaust Education providing in-depth […]

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Public Lecture – Tomi Reichental

On Monday 12 August, Holocaust Education Trust Ireland in conjunction with The Herzog Centre at Trinity College Dublin will hold a public lecture with Tomi Reichental (Holocaust survivor Bergen-Belsen). Tomi will speak about his experiences as a child in Czechoslovakia before the war and during the Holocaust. This event will take place in the Neill […]

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