Empowering Education: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Addressing Antisemitism and Discrimination

We interviewed Oana Nestian-Sandu to gain insight into the benefits of interdisciplinary approaches to countering discrimination. During the interview, Oana discussed the importance of a human rights approach to Holocaust education. She explained how this approach can help students connect the past with the present and recognize dangerous patterns in today’s world.

How We Can Create Safe and Brave Educational Spaces to Discuss Difficult Issues

Many controversial and difficult issues have come up in our social discourse in the last few years, from Brexit to identity politics. Teachers have a responsibility to provide an impartial and safe space for young people to discuss and learn about such issues and make up their own minds, but this is not an easy task when emotions are running high. The first thing that needs to be acknowledged and addressed before a process of listening and exchanging opinions can be undertaken is the strong negative emotion that impedes this process. 

An Activist’s Perspective on Human Rights Challenges in Slovakia

We conducted a thought-provoking interview with Peter Weisenbacher, founder of the Human Rights Institute, a new ENCATE member, in which he candidly shared his experiences navigating the increasingly challenging landscape for human rights defenders in Slovakia, addressing issues ranging from online hate to systemic racism against the Roma minority and the aftermath of a tragic shooting.

Empowering Unity: ENCATE’s 2023 Highlights

2023 is ending, and while the recent and ongoing events have been incredibly difficult, we want to share some of our highlights and achievements this year. In our field of countering antisemitism, we are now called to rise to the occasion and work harder than ever for the safety and acceptance of all members of our societies.

ENCATE 2022: Safe Spaces Difficult Conversations

The past year was filled with many memorable moments for ENCATE, but one stands out above the rest: A piece of feedback from our Current Forms of Antisemitism certificate course.

ENCATE needed to reinvent the effective education addressing antisemitism

The USHMM irtual study visit brings the first opportunity to act as a united network. An introduction by Misko Stanišić.

A new network is emerging

Countering Antisemitism through Education (ENCATE) organized its first Network Meeting between October 23 and 25, 2019, in Berlin. As KIgA, the initiator of the Network, we hosted the representatives of 20 civil society organizations from 13 European countries.