“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 Sunday 19 April, the IHRA Chair Szabolcs Takacs, spoke at an unveiling ceremony for a plaque in honour of the Hungarian victims of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, outside Berlin.
The Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main will be the first university in Germany to have a Professorship for Holocaust Research from 2016.
Last week the charity Remembrance, Responsibility, Future (EVZ) launched a poster campaign entitled “Ich lebe noch” [I’m still alive].
The Claims Conference has reached a landmark agreement with the German Finance Ministry to pay restitutions to Jewish child survivors of the Holocaust.
The Saul Kagan Claims Conference Fellowship for Advanced Shoah Studies aims to strengthen Shoah studies and Holocaust memory throughout the world.
The World Federation of Jewish Child Holocaust Survivors and Descendants conference, entitled “Justice, Respect and Peace”, was held from 24-27 August in Berlin.
The International Auschwitz Committee has started the art project “Find Felka! Find Felix!” in remembrance of the artist couple Felka Platek and Felix Nussbaum, who were killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau in August 1944.
On 25 November 2013 the first worldwide electronic and green information plaque in memory of deaf Jews who suffered during the Nazi era was inaugurated in Berlin.