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Commemoration at Klooga, Estonia


On 19 September, 2017, a commemoration event will take place at Klooga former concentration camp site at the initiative of the Estonian delegation to International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and the Estonian Jewish Community. Mr. Eiki Nestor, President of Riigikogu (the Estonian Parliament) will deliver the keynote speech and students from the Keila School as well as from the Tallinn Jewish School will participate and will have an opportunity to tour the permanent open-air exhibition erected at the site by the Estonian History Museum.

Commemoration at Kalevi-Liiva


On 5 September 2017, a memorial event took place at Kalevi-Liiva killing site in Estonia where in 1942 the first transports with Jews from Theresienstad/Terezin arrived at the nearby Raasiku railway station. Nazis and their local collaborators shot the majority of these people on the same day in the forest of Kalevi-Liiva. Later, throughout 1942 and 1943, Jews from Germany, Poland and other Central European countries as well as local Roma and Sinti were murdered at the site.

Delegation Members

Malle Talvet-Mustonen (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) – Head of Delegation

Reen Liivat-Oorschot  (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) – Deputy Head of Delegation

Gennadi Gramberg (Jewish Community of Estonia) – Communication Working Group

Toomas Hiio (Estonian Institute of Historical Memory) – Academic Working Group

Kalmar Kurs (Ministry of Education and Research) – Education Working Group


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