January 27 marks the liberation of the Concentration and Extermination Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau by the Red Army. Later, it was designated as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day to commemorate this horrendous crime’s millions of Jewish and other victims.
It is essential to dignify the victims and reflect upon the evils and perils of hateful ideologies and autocratic regimes. Remembering the Holocaust is still crucial considering the endeavors to distort or trivialize the Holocaust. Below there are some activities of the ENCATE member organizations:
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IZEU – On January 27, Maison d’Izeu organizes a commemoration at 11.00 CET. You can follow it on memorializieu.eu
BUDAPEST – Haver Foundation cooperates with Golem, a Budapest-based Jewish theatre, in a complex educational project called „Recipes for Survival”. The project is built around the life story of a Hungarian Holocaust survivor, Hedi neni, who as a young woman was taken to Lichtenworth concentration camp and survived.
LONDON – Anne Frank Trust UK held its Annual Lunch online this year. The event, including candle lighting and a musical, is worth watching.
NOVI SAD – On January 26, Terraforming organizes an online/offline event to mark the Memorial Day of the Novi Sad Raid (a massacre of about 4000 Serbs and Jews in 1942 in Novi Sad) and the International Holocaust Memorial Day. As a part of the event, there is also the opening of “The Trace of Light – To Be A Woman in the Holocaust” exhibition.
ISTANBUL – SEHAK daily shares different resources about the Holocaust during the week and joins in a panel discussion on January 27.
BRUSSELS – CEJI’s NOA project shares stories and profiles of Holocaust survivors and continues to work for an inclusive Europe.