|||

Holocaust Remembrance Project

A January 25, 2019 report rates individual European Union (EU) countries on how honest they are in facing up their Holocaust pasts. The report gives each country a rating of green, yellow or red. For example, Hungary, Poland and Croatia received red cards for revisionism. It is no coincidence that countries rated red are often have nationalist autocratic national governments. Germany, France and Romania are among the countries rated green. And Denmark and Italy are examples of countries the report rates as yellow.

Yale College and Grinnell College helped finance the report. With their support, student researchers traveled throughout Europe during the summer of 2018 preparing reports. Local representatives from the European Union of Progressive Judaism checked their work. 

William Echikson of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) led the effort. CEPS is a Brussels think tank focusing on EU affairs. Echikson heads the CEPS Digital Forum. He’s worked at Google and as a foreign correspondent in Europe for a series of publications including the Christian Science Monitor, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and BusinessWeek

You can read the report online, download the report as a PDF or purchase a version for the Amazon Kindle.

On January 25 2019, the project was presented to an audience which included policymakers, members of the press, and interested colleagues.

Up next Congressman Ted Deutch Condemns Antisemitism Israeli Spy Who Led Capture of Eichmann Dies at 92 The New York Times: Rafi Eitan, the canny Israeli spymaster who commanded the Nazi-hunting team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina and many
Latest posts New York Times: Antisemitism on the Rise Podcast: “Fighting Antisemitism in America” Yad Vashem Statement on the Poway Synagogue Shooting NYTimes Apologizes for Silence During the Holocaust and Antisemitic Cartoon U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Holds Annual Days of Remembrance Ceremony Yad Vashem Calls for end to ‘divisive anti-Semitic language’ Michel Bacos, French Hero Pilot of Jet Hijacked to Entebbe and Nazi Fighter, Dies at 94 Israeli Spy Who Led Capture of Eichmann Dies at 92 Holocaust Remembrance Project Congressman Ted Deutch Condemns Antisemitism Survivor Explains Donation to Holocaust Museum 11-Year Old Swallowed Cyanide Capsule to Avoid Nazi Capture Holocaust Museum Pays Tribute to Historian Peter Hayes Podcast: Adolf Hitler Loved His Mother Montreal Holocaust Museum Names New Director Minnesota Student Used Nazi Salute For Dance Invite — The Forward Indiana High School Investigates Photo of Students Appearing to Give Nazi Salute Crimes Against Humanity: Former Ivory Coast Leader Acquitted Israeli Organization Scanning Danube for Remains of Holocaust Victims NYC: Swastikas Surge Nazi-Looted Books Are Finally Finding Their Way Home Documentary: ‘Who Will Write Our History’ EU Parliament Calls on Member States to Recover Art Looted by Nazi Germany New Canadian Study Finds Critical Gaps in Holocaust Knowledge Berlin Police Seize Watercolors Allegedly Painted by Hitler Podcast: The Making of ‘Shoah’ by Claude Lanzmann Podcast: Daniel Lubetzky, CEO and Son of Holocaust Survivor International Holocaust Remembrance Day - January 27 Poland and the Jews Podcast: The U.S. Government’s Hunt for Josef Mengele What do Americans know about the Holocaust?