The New York Times- BERLIN — In Germany’s ever-swirling debate about its past, it is a relatively recent, always delicate question: How do you teach Muslim Germans about the Nazis and the Holocaust? The topic has bubbled up in recent weeks, after discussion in Bavaria about a proposal for all eighth or ninth graders there to visit a former concentration camp or the newly opened center in Munich documenting Nazi crimes.
International Conference in DakarThe first international conference on genocide prevention and Holocaust education in Africa ended its work by adopting a roadmap to sustainable integration of education about the Holocaust and other occurrences of genocide, notably that of Rwanda, in the educational systems of interested nations in West Africa.
Leading Emirati and Saudi media figures denounce anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in UNESCOLeading figures from the world of politics and media in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia joined political and religious figures in Paris Wednesday night in a debate organized by UNESCO and the Aladdin Project to discuss the future of “living together” in the face of the challenge posed by the rise of violent extremism in the name of Islam.
Living together in the face of violent extremism: Perspectives from Europe and the Arab WorldOn 25 February 2015, the Aladdin Project and UNESCO co-organized a conference on the theme: “The Future of living together in the face of violent extremism: Perspectives from Europe and the Arab World”, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
ADL Honors The Aladdin Project for Promoting Greater Understanding Between Jews and MuslimsThe Aladdin Project was honored on November 6, 2014 with the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL).
Bariza Khiari, Anne-Marie Revcolevschi and Jacques Andréani : « We will not let it go ! »In a joint declaration pronounced by Vice-President of French Senate Bariza Khiari at the meeting organized by the Aladdin Project on 12 June, 2014, she, the President of the Aladdin Project and the Ambassador of France proposed the leading figures of society who were present at the meeting a road map to counter the resurgence of racist and anti-Semitic crimes.
First Seminar for Turkish Academics Concludes at Yad VashemA special seminar for some 15 Turkish academics, co-organized by the Aladdin Project and Yad Vashem, came to a successful conclusion in Jerusalem.
French President of Assembly praises the « original, commendable and courageous » initiatives of the Aladdin ProjectOn the occasion of the great Euro-Mediterranean meeting for intercultural dialogue organized by the Aladdin Project at the French National Assembly on June 12, 2014, the President of the National Assembly emphasized the importance of multiplying initiatives such as those implemented by the Aladdin Project since 2009, in a context where racism and anti-Semitism keep thriving.
U.S. Department of State- In its annual report on human rights, the U.S. State Department says Iran's parliament criticized its foreign minister for having called the Holocaust a 'tragedy.'
AP- Survivors and veterans gathered at the site of the Buchenwald concentration camp on Saturday, exactly seventy years after it was liberated by Allied forces at the end of World War II.