“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
On Monday, 11 March 2013, the Jewish community in Skopje marked the 70th anniversary of the deportation of 7,144 Jews.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day was commemorated with a variety of events in Skopje and Bitola on 27 January 2012.
The exhibition "Anne Frank - A History for Today" opened at Kadir Has University in Istanbul.
On 19 April 2012, the date of Yom Hashoah, a conference entitled "The Contributions of Jewish Scientists to Turkish Universities" was held in Bahçeşehir University Istanbul.
Following the devastating earthquake in Van, Turkey in October 2011, the Jewish Community of Turkey has built a new primary school in the city.
The "Portugal and the Holocaust" conference is being held on 29-30 October 2012 at the Calouste Gulbenkian's Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal.
The conference's goal is to increase the body of academic knowledge, promote an understanding of the Holocaust and Portugal's role during that period, and to support Holocaust education in Portugal.
This conference brings together leading American, Portuguese, and other European specialists, scholars, and educators in the field.
The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) is pleased to welcome Bulgaria as an official observer country.