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Over 2,000 people attended the event at Brandenburg Gate, while Jews in Munich recognized International Holocaust Survivors Night. Religious and political leaders denounced anti-Semitism and far-right extremism.

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Located in the heart of the government quarter of Berlin, the Memorial of the murdered Jews of Europe has been a magnet for visitors since its opening in 2005. From praise to harsh criticism has it received a lot of public attention. But what is it, that makes the Memorial so unique? We take you into the steles of the monument.
28 Jan 2020
As the Holocaust is remembered 75 years after the horrors of Nazi death camps, how can the intergenerational transmission of memory be secured? Could social media play a role? We take a look at some examples.
8 May 2020
Ruth Ur, the director of the German section of Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial, tells DW why a fresh perspective on remembrance work is more important than ever — even during the coronavirus crisis.
17 Sep 2020
A new study reveals that roughly 11% of young adult respondents in the United States believe that Jews caused the Holocaust. Nearly half were unable to name one of Europe's 40,000 camps and ghettos.
13 Oct 2020
In addition to the ban, the social network will direct users to authoritative sources if they seek details about the genocide. Facebook announced the new policy as it continues to deal with misinformation on its site.
15 Jun 2021
Controversial US lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene apologizes for remarks in which she repeatedly equated mask mandates with Nazis forcing Jews to wear yellow stars in World War Two-era Germany.
27 Jun 2021
At a time of frequent reports of right-wing extremism within the military and rising antisemitism in German society, the reestablishment of Jewish military chaplaincy is a clear statement, 76 years after the end of WWII.
30 Jun 2021
Poland should "freeze" the new restitution law, an Israeli official told DW as the diplomatic row between the countries escalates.
13 Jul 2021
As a teenager, she had to perform in the Auschwitz girls' orchestra. But Esther Bejarano never stopped loving music — or fighting against racism.
23 Jul 2021
Tokyo Olympics head Seiko Hashimoto said Kentaro Kobayashi was dismissed over a past joke about the Holocaust. The move comes just one day before the show.
13 Aug 2021
The law would prevent Holocaust survivors from regaining property seized after World War II. It triggered sharp criticism from Israel and the United States.
21 Aug 2021
The US and Israel opposed the law restricting restitution claims to a 30-year period. The law concerns prewar property owners and critics say Jewish claimants are disproportionately affected.