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05/28/2014 Persecuted by the Nazis, Deported to Concentration Camps, but not Acknowledged as Victims

Some survivors of the Nazi period had to struggle for acknowledgement and compensation for decades. The reason: They were Sinti and Roma. The book “Stimmen der Überlebenden des »Zigeunerlagers« Lackenbach” (Voices of the Survivors of the »Gypsy Camp« Lackenbach), which is based on thus far scarcely known sources in the...

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05/22/2014 ITS initiated as permanent international partner of the “International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance” (IHRA)

On the occasion of its plenary meeting in London on 15th May 2014, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) voted for the inclusion of the International Tracing Service (ITS) as permanent international partner. IHRA, founded in 1998 on the initiative of the then Prime Minister of Sweden, Göran Persson,...

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04/11/2014 The Deputy Principal Officer of the US Consulate General and the Representative of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany visited the ITS

The Deputy Principal Officer of the US Consulate General in Frankfurt/Main, Charisse M. Phillips, and her Public Affiars Specialist Miriam Jaster visited the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen together with Rüdiger Mahlo, Representative of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims...

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04/04/2014 Pedagogical Booklet on the Index Card File of the Reich Association of Jews in Germany

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen and the New Synagogue Berlin Foundation - Centrum Judaicum presented today in Berlin a pedagogical booklet about the Index Card File of the Reich Association of Jews in Germany, which is part of the archival collections of the ITS. The publication entitled...

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04/03/2014 New Head of Archives at the ITS

This week Dr. Christian Groh started his work as Head of Archives for the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. The 46-year-old will take on the responsibility for the departments of Archival Management, Archival Description, Indexing and Digitization with roughly 100 staff members. “My reasons for...

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