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HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AND GENOCIDE PREVENTION

Nepal

Nepal

Population – 29, 890, 686
Jewish Population – small

Government-Related Holocaust Education/Information

Ministry of Education – The curriculum could not be located, but it should be noted that Nepali education largely operates on a decentralized, state-run basis and that the federal government acknowledges the ‘inability’ to make institutional reforms in the education sector.  However, in light of the conflict, the Ministry of Education intends to incorporate reconciliation and peace education programs into the curriculum. 

General Holocaust Education/Information

Synagogues
Chabad House of Kathmandu
P.O. Box 1844 Thamel
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 977.1.470.0492; 977.980.324.1294; 977.980.300.2466
Email: chabadnepal@gmail.com; rabbi@chabadnepal.com
Website: http://www.chabadnepal.com/
Rabbi Yechezkel Lifshitz

Chabad House of Pokhar
Opposite Tropikana Hotel Lake Side
Pokhara, Nepal
Tel: 977.1.470.0492; 977.980.324.1294‬; 977.980.300.2466
Email: chabadnepal@gmail.com; rabbi@chabadnepal.com
Website: http://www.chabadnepal.com/
Rabbi Yechezkel Lifshitz

News

In 1986, the Israeli Embassy began hosting the “Seder on Top of the World.”  As the event grew in popularity, drawing 1,500 predominately Israeli and other Jewish tourists in 2006, the Chabad House assumed management of the most popular seder meal in the world.