i24news- The United Nations cultural agency, UNESCO, condemned a state-sponsored Holocaust-themed cartoon contest currently being held in Iran.
70 Students from 23 Universities on 5 Continents Gather in Turkey to Reject ExtremismEgyptian, Tunisian, Moroccan, Emirati, Iraqi, Turkish, Israeli, Palestinian and Senegalese institutions join Western European and North and South American universities in third International University for Intercultural Leadership
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.
MAP-MAROC It is only in Morocco and nowhere else that Islam and Judaism could revisit, rebuild and deepen a relation and a closeness rooted in centuries of shared history, said, on Tuesday in Rabat, André Azoulay, HM King Mohammed VI’s advisor.
The New York Times- Samuel Pisar, who survived Auschwitz as a boy to become a successful lawyer, an adviser to presidents and the creator of the text for Leonard Bernstein’s symphony “Kaddish,” died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 86.
DW- A couple responsible for bringing several Nazi criminals to justice has been awarded Germany's Federal Order of Merit. Beate and Serge Klarsfeld warned of renewed anti-Semitism during the prize ceremony.