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Alla Gerber was awarded the highest State Award in Germany

24 2013


24 January, German Ambassador Ulrich Brandenburg submitted Alla Gerber, President of "Holocaust" with the Knight cross of the order of merit of the Federal Republic of Germany ".
The ceremony was attended by members of the Center and fund Holocaust Yevgeny Yasin, Rena Lesnevskaya, Leonid Gozman, a well-known human rights activists Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Lev Ponomaryov, Mikhail Fedotov, and Arseny Roginsky, in addition to friends and colleagues of Alla Gerber. All warmly greets her with this well deserved award.
Detail:
http://www.germania.diplo.de/Vertretung/russland/ru/__pr/pressemitteilungen/mosk/orden-gerber.html

http://www.germania.diplo.de/Vertretung/russland/de/__pr/pressemitteilungen/mosk/orden-gerber.html


"The Holocaust" Bulletin of the Russian research and educational Holocaust Center and fund Holocaust No. 59 year 2013 JANUARY Editor's note

06 2013

  This year we are celebrating the twentieth anniversary of its founding. We are proud to be the first organization in the former Soviet Union, which sought not only to commemorate the victims, but also to connect the Holocaust theme with modern life.
Today the Center has regional offices in 25 cities across Russia, and thousands of scientists and teachers in the country, to cooperate with it. The Center said the "Jubilee", presenting his work at the UN headquarters in New York at the invitation of the UNITED NATIONS information programme, as well as at the regular meeting of the UN Commission, dedicated to the study and teaching of the Holocaust in Russia
November 8, 2012, on the eve of the anniversary of Kristallnacht, the session concerning the information of the UN Program was held at the New York headquarters and under the theme "from oblivion to Memory: a Holocaust Story Emerging and education in Russia Today", in which the Russian scientists and educators presented the results of work.
Vitaly Churkin, Permanent Representative of the annual Conference at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. We conducted a high profile International Conference in Rostov-on-Don, held memorial activities in Rostov and Stavropol Krai, and inaugurated the alley of the righteous, the first of its kind in Russia. Five new books published in the series "Russian Holocaust Library".
In this issue we present the various aspects of teaching and learning about the Holocaust in Russia. The Centre organized and conducted more than 15 seminars with the support of the grants of the President of the Russian Federation and the Claims Conference. This was done all over Russia from Siberia (Novokuznetsk and Kemerovo) to the sea of Azov (Taganrog). With the support of the local authorities in many cities held events devoted to 70-th years of the Holocaust in Central Russia and the Northern Caucasus. IHRA is supported, the Centre has published the proceedings of the International Conference on perpetuation the memory of the victims of the Holocaust, held in St. Petersburg in November 2011.
Representatives of different professions and ethnic communities have actively participated in the International Holocaust remembrance day. This is the first time the event was held with the support of the Council of Europe.
Centre of international relations have also grown significantly. In addition to our traditional contacts in Israel, the United States, France and Germany, we have established new contacts and partnerships with the University of Toronto (Canada), the Institute of contemporary history (Munich, Germany), the Holocaust, the State Commission (New Jersey, United States) and Rutgers University (United States).
The full version of the newesletter 

Alla Gerber Awarded the Pushkin Medal

28 2012

28 December 2012

President Vladimir Putin signed an order to honor Alla Gerber, President of the Holocaust Foundation, with the Pushkin Medal. This state award is in recognition of merit in the fields of culture and education. It was conferred upon Ms. Gerber on December 28, 2012 by Minister of Culture and Education, Vladimir Medinsky.
Alla Gerber began her career as a journalist and writer and has been published in many magazines and newspapers. Subsequently, she also worked for many years as a film critic. She is the author of over one thousand articles and seven books. Her latest book, Once and Now, was released a few weeks ago. Her colleagues at the Holocaust Foundation and Center congratulate Alla Efremovna wholeheartedly and wish her further success and creativity. The photo by Vadim Brodsky shows Ms. Gerber at a recent presentation of Once and Now with Ilya Altman.


Vladimir: Information about Developments in Holocaust Education

24 2012

24 December 2012

In a letter from December 24 to Ilya Altman, Head of the Department of Education in Vladimir, T. Kovalkov stated that in the recent past, Holocaust themes  have constituted an important factor in the spiritual and moral education of students.

He pointed out that regional educational institutions have supported Holocaust education for many years.  He also drew attention to the seminar, "Lessons of the Second World War and the Holocaust: Overcoming Ethnic Stereotypes and Promotion of Tolerance," organized by the Holocaust Center in February 2012 for teachers in Vladimir and the Vladimir region.
T. Kovalkov has expressed his thanks to the Holocaust Center for supplying materials and has also expressed the hope that further cooperation will be developed and strengthened.

 


Governor's Scholarship for Young Holocaust Researcher Mariya Gileva,

23 2012

23 December 2012

Marya Gilyeva, a student at Archangelsk University, has received the Governor’s Scholarship. She was the winner of the 10th international competition on the Holocaust and also participated in the presentations held at the UNESCO headquarters in 2012.
In the photo: Mariya Gileva and Governor of the Arkhangelsk region, Igor Orlov.


Research by Kiril Feferman Supports the Restoration of Historical Justice

20 2012


20 December 2012

An international conference entitled "The End of 1942: a Turning Point in World War II and in the Understanding of the 'Final Solution of the Jewish Question'” was held from December 17-20 at Yad Vashem, in cooperation with the Ben Zvi Institute for the Study of Jewish Communities of the East. The conference was dedicated to the events of 70 years ago: the Battle of Stalingrad and the victory of the Anglo-American forces in the Battle of Africa.

Dr. Feferman represented the Holocaust Center with a lecture called "Keeping Stalingrad in Mind? - Fluctuations of German Judenpolitik in the North Caucasus, 22 November – 31 December, 1942." Dr. Feferman illustrated his statements on the occupational policy toward the Mountain Jews with documents, such as propaganda material from the Wehrmacht and German administration. The lecture was attended, among others, by Prof. Mordechai Altshuler, expert on the history of Russian Jews, as well as by Dr. Feferman’s former academic supervisor, Itzhak Kuvent, who runs the compensation project for the surviving Mountain Jews, and David Yadud, the leading lawyer of this project. Mr. Kuvent emphasized that the research and activities of Dr. Feferman contributed substantially to both the restoration of historical justice and the recognition of the Mountain Jews by the Israeli courts, in particular the inmates Nalchik ghetto who survived the Holocaust.
In the photo: I. Kuvent, M. Altschuler, D. Yadid, K. Feferman. Photo: G. Reikhman, Israel.


Saving the Memory Forever

20 2012


20 December 2012

As already mentioned, the Russian Holocaust Center is preparing the 3rd and 4th volumes of its series “Save my Letters” (the first two volumes were published in 2007 and 2010), consisting of letters written by Jews telling of their life during the Holocaust.
In this context, the Holocaust Center calls upon citizens to help in the search for such materials.

Contact by email: arch-holofond@mail.ru or Mobile phone: 89164959318

 


Saving the Memory Forever

20 2012

20 December 2012

As already mentioned, the Russian Holocaust Center is preparing the 3rd and 4th volumes of its series “Save my Letters” (the first two volumes were published in 2007 and 2010), consisting of letters written by Jews telling of their life during the Holocaust.
In this context, the Holocaust Center calls upon citizens to help in the search for such materials.

Contact by email: arch-holofond@mail.ru or Mobile phone: 89164959318


Russian Teachers Exchange their Experiences with their American Partners

15 2012

15 December 2012

The December issue of the e-journal The Russian-American Education Forum was the first to focus on teaching of the Holocaust in Russia and the United States. It contained contributions from Russian pedagogues in universities and schools, some of whom have participated in seminars at the Holocaust Center and have graduated from the International School of Yad Vashem

New Publications of the Holocaust Center for the Library of the Moscow Jewish Community Center (MEOTS)

12 2012

12 December 2012

The Moscow Holocaust Center donated a collection of new publications to the library of the Moscow Jewish Community Center, including the The Encyclopedia of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union, a collection of essays on Simon Wiesenthal, and Alla Gerber’s recently published book Once and Now.

http://unwreaken/index.php?page=brief&article_id=66110




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