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The “Holocaust Cellar,” located in the pre-war childhood home of Elie Wiesel in Sighet, Romania, opened on 18 May.


On 10 March 2013, Yad Vashem and the Elie Wiesel Institute signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the cooperation between their respective institutions, including in the fields of Holocaust education, documentation, commemoration and research.


The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Yahad-In Unum in Paris, France, and the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania, in Bucharest, have co-organized an international scholarly symposium on Holocaust-era mass graves to coincide with the anniversary of the 1941 pogrom in Iasi, Romania.