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HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AND GENOCIDE PREVENTION

Bahrain

Bahrain

Population – 1,281,332
Jewish Population – 35 (0.003%)

Government-Related Holocaust Education/Information

Ministry of Education: Bahrain does not appear to mandate the teaching of the Holocaust, or to include it in its curricula.
http://www.moe.gov.bh/en/education/

Bahrain has a National Commission for UNESCO.

General Holocaust Education/Information

Jewish Museums/Memorials
There is a small Jewish cemetery in Manama.

Synagogues
Bahrain Synagogue (no longer in use)
Manama, Bahrain

News

On July 3, 2008, Ms. Houda Ezra Ebrahim Nonoo was appointed Ambassador of Bahrain to the United States by King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa. She is the first Jewish ambassador appointed by an Arab country.

On March 18, 2009, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) President Richard J. Sideman presented King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa of Bahrain the organization's Leadership for Peace Award at Al Safriya Palace in Manama.