International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance- Annual Report 2017

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2017 has been a year of important discussions and excellent cooperation within the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. Under the thoughtful guidance of the Swiss Chairmanship, the 31 Member Countries agreed on a strategy for the first time in the organization’s 20 year history. ˝In times of rising antisemitism and populism, the IHRA recognizes more than ever...

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Free Entrance on 15th of March

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Dear visitors, In commemoration of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, the Holocaust Memorial Center will provide free entrance for the public on the 15th of March. Opening Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 Ticket office open till 17:00

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Opening of the exhibition ˝8 Months in Hungary˝- An exhibition by the International Commitee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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The opening of the exhibition ˝8 Months in Hungary˝ took place on Friday, 2nd of March 2018 at the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó library. 8 panels, illustrated by documents from the ICRC archive, cover the crucial period between March and October 1944, from the German occupation of Hungary to the seizure of power by the Nazi Arrow Cross Party. Durind this period a...

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Exhibition closed for visitors


Due to the National Wallenberg competition for high school students, the permanent exhibition of the Holocaust Memorial Center is closed to the visitors on Thursday, January 25, from 10 to 12 am. We are sorry for the inconveniences.

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Hungary honours Scottish Missionary

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A special exhibition in honour of Scottish missionary Jane Haining was opened in the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest. Miss Haining, who grew up near Dumfries, served as Matron at the Scottish Mission school in Budapest during the 1930s and 1940s. Against advice from Church of Scotland officials, Miss Haining remained in Budapest during the Holocaust. Arrested in...

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Jane Haining: Scot who died at Auschwitz honoured in Budapest


Source – BBC News A Scot who gave her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls during World War Two is to be honoured in her adopted city 73 years after she died.Jane Haining will be the focus of a new exhibition in the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest. Spokesman Zoltan Toth-Heinmann said the Church of Scotland missionary, who grew up in Dunscore, near Dumfries, was a...

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IHRA Conference on Refugee Policies Concludes

The Ihra Chair Addresses The Audience

ROME, 17 February 2017 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) conference in cooperation with the Holy See “Refugee Policies from 1933 until Today: Challenges and Responsibilities” concluded this evening at the Palazzo della Cancelleria in Rome. The conference brought together international experts to...

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The Holy See and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance reflect on the past to inform future refugee policy

BERLIN, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From 16-17 February 2017 the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), in cooperation with the Holy See, will hold a conference for public policy-makers from Europe, North America and the Middle East, media representatives and representatives of NGOs and civil society organizations at the Palazzo della Cancelleria in...

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Holiday Season Opening Hours

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Dear Visitors, During the holiday season, the Holocaust Memorial Center is open to visitors according to the following schedule: Hanukkah24 December 2016 – 1 January 2017The permanent exhibition is closed to visitors from 24 December to 26 December 2016, and from 31 December 2016 to 3 January 2017. ChristmasThe permanent exhibition is closed...

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Permanent Exhibition

From Deprivation of Rights to Genocide

To the Memory of the Victims of the Hungarian Holocaust The theme of the permanent exhibition is the Holocaust in Hungary. Its aim is to present and describe the persecution, suffering and murdering of Hungarian citizens, Jews and Roma, doomed to be exterminated on the basis of a racist ideology. The leading idea of the exhibition is to shed light on the relation between...

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Place of the Exhibition

The exhibition takes place in the underground of the memorial center

Organizer of the Exhibition

Hungarian National Museum

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What is the exact name of the institution?

I have encountered various names of the institution in the press.

The correct name of the institution is Holocaust Memorial Center, in Hungarian Holokauszt Emlékközpont. The name of the foundation operating the institution is Holocaust Documentation Center Memorial Collection Public Foundation, the Hungarian acronym for it is HDKE.

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