EU delegation hosts event with Yad Vashem to maintain memory of Holocaust

By
March 15, 2019 21:52
1 minute read.
EU delegation hosts event with Yad Vashem to maintain memory of Holocaust

EUROPEAN UNION Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret meets yesterday with Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely. (Courtesy). (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

As a part of the struggle for Holocaust remembrance and against antisemitism, the EU delegation in Israel hosted a presentation on the EU-funded European Holocaust Research Project in which Yad Vashem is a key partner.

The European Holocaust Research Foundation (EHRF) website provides access to over 1,800 Holocaust-related archival institutions in 57 countries and descriptions of tens of thousands of archival materials.

The EHRF intends to revolutionize archival research on the Holocaust by integrating data, services and expertise of existing Holocaust infrastructures. The European infrastructure allows researchers from all over the world a virtual, trans-national approach to Holocaust resources.

EU Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret, speaking at the event, said that "this is one of many initiatives supported or created by the European Union on Holocaust remembrance, an issue that is not only [important] but also a means of combating antisemitism."

"The increase in the number of antisemitic incidents in Europe and its impact on the daily lives of Jewish citizens is a source of deep concern, and we must address them, among other things, by improving Holocaust education," Giaufret continued. The EU will continue to demonstrate determination and increase its efforts to promote education, combat intolerance and protect Jewish citizens living in EU member states."

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

July 21, 2019
Jewish historian accuses three German MPs of countering anti-BDS act

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

Cookie Settings