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Several events will be held across Germany today to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the November 1938 pogroms.


On 28 June, the Berlin Zoo unveiled a commemorative plaque in memory of the Jewish shareholders that held stock in the company.


The President of the European Central Bank Jean-Claud Trichet unveiled last week the winning design for an upcoming Holocaust memorial at its new headquarters in Frankfurt.


On 24 March 2011, the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports of the Netherlands, in conjunction with the Ständige Konferenz der Leiter der NS-Gedenkorte im Berliner Raum, will be holding a conference entitled "Erbe des Zweiten Weltkriegs" ("Legacy of the Second World War") in Berlin.

American Muslim leaders visit Auschwitz and Dachau

Last week, eight Muslim leaders from communities across the United States took part in a trip to Dachau and Auschwitz as part of an initiative to foster interfaith understanding and awareness on the Holocaust, the Jewish Daily Forward reports. After the tour they issued a joint statement denouncing antisemitism, Holocaust denial and religious bigotry.

Topographie des Terrors documentation center

After over 20 years of planning and construction, the Topography of Terror historical site in Berlin announces the completion of its brand new documentation center.


A series of commemorative events have been taking place over the weekend to mark the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Sachsenhausen and Ravensbrück concentration camps in April 1945.