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VI International Conference “Holocaust Lessons and Contemporary Russia: Problems of Memorialization”

October 5. VI International Conference “Holocaust Lessons and Contemporary Russia: Problems of Memorialization” was held in St. Petersburg from October 2 to October 5. It was attended by more than 80 scholars, community leaders, and teachers from Israel, Germany, Poland, Netherlands, and Ukraine, Moldova, and Lithuania. The conference was organized by Russian Holocaust Center jointly with Yad Vashem, Anne Frank House, House of Wannsee Conference, Hertsen Russian State Pedagogic University (St. Petersburg), Museum of Jewish Heritage and Holocaust (Moscow), and St. Petersburg Jewish Community Center. Alongside the conference, two educational seminars were conducted, one for teachers of St. Petersburg and Leningrad district, the other one for teachers of Jewish schools of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania. During the conference, Anne Frank House presented its exhibition “Anne Frank: History lesson.” The conference was convened to mark 20 years since the opening of a memorial devoted to Holocaust victims shot in October 1941 in the town of Pushkin at St. Petersburg’s vicinity.
 
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