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Jewish Genocide

Fighting negationism through memory

Corriere della Sera editorialist and correspondent to Athens Antonio Ferrari told Gariwo about the way Greece commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Days. Between worries about the presence of the Golden Dawn movement and the memory of war. Righteous figures like Guelfo Zamboni can serve as bridges between Greece and Italy. 

Our gratitude and responsibility

Editorial by Gabriele Nissim, Chairman of Gariwo, the forest of the Righteous

A few hours after our Holocaust Memorial Day event I would like to say thanks to our country.
I would like to express this gratitude first of all as a Jew, but also as a person who has always thought that memory plays

Holocaust Remembrance Day in Belgium

"The majority of the Belgian population is more sensitive to dates such as 8 May, our Liberation Day, 1st May or others". But associations such as Auschwitz Foundation in Brussels organize journeys to Auschwitz and school contests for 27 January. Interview to Frédéric Crahay, coordinator of this non-profit organization.   

How the Holocaust became a dogma

Editorial by Anna Foa, historian and professor at the University "La Sapienza" of Rome

This year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day is certainly expected to be one of the most difficult ones since its establishment 14 years ago. On the one hand, of course, this is due to the more and more widespread signals of anti-Semitism and

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014

Calendar of international events. This year's theme selected by the United Nation Holocaust Outreach Programme is Journeys through the Holocaust. Most countries will thus explore the theme of the death-transports of the victims and more seldom of the return trips of the survivors. The calendar is updated every day. Look up Gariwo-sponsored events!

Hans Von Dohnanyi

Hans Von Dohnanyi is a member of the righteous for his dissidence against the Nazi regime and was a key figure in constructing plots against Hitler. 


the genocide of Jews

In the framework of second world war (1939-1945) Europe witnessed the genocide of the Jewish people (1941-1945). The “final solution“, the extermination of six million Jews, was planned by Hitler who had come on power in Germany in 1933. Since the publication of Mein Kampf, Hitler had planned the nationalsocialist revolution based on a racist ideology.
In the memory of the Jewish people and in the verdict that closed the works of the International Military Court, 6,000,000 victims of the extermination are estimated. As a matter of facts, the most reliable scholars including Raul Hilberg estimate about 5,200,000 victims.

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The book

The Messenger

Yannick Haenel


Interview to Eva Lustigova

Arnošt Lustig's daughter

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Sophie Scholl

the "white rose" that stood up to Nazism