Holocaust Educational Trust Blog

A space for featured guest bloggers and members of the Holocaust Educational Trust team to comment and reflect on timely issues.

On Kurdistan and British attitudes to genocide since the Holocaust

Nadhim Zahawi MP, Conservative Member of Parliament for Stratford-on-Avon and Britain's first MP of Kurdish descent, delivered the following speech to the Holocaust Educational Trust's fringe event at Conservative Party Conference this year, which explored British attitudes to genocide post-Holocaust.

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Efraim Zuroff

Known as the "Last Nazi Hunter" Efraim Zuroff is the director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center office in Jerusalem. His book Operation: Last Chance documents his ongoing efforts to bring Nazi war criminals to justice. In this episode of the podcast series, Dr. Zuroff shares his thoughts on why we must continue to pursue such cases.

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Frank Bialystok

Frank Bialystok is a professor of Modern Jewish History at the University of Toronto and a founder of the Polish-Jewish Heritage Foundation. He was born in Poland in 1946. Today he is a leading scholar on Polish Jewish History. In this episode of our podcast series, he discusses modern Polish-Jewish relations.

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Thomas Buergenthal

Thomas Buergenthal is a Holocaust survivor who went on to serve for 10 years as a Judge on the International Court of Justice at the Hague. His memoir A Lucky Child was published in 2009. This episode of the podcast series  features a recording Professor Buergenthal speaking at the Holocaust Educational Trust's 2011 Annual Appeal Dinner.

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Norbert Hinterleitner

Norbert Hinterleitner is Head of the Education Department at the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. In this episode of the podcast, he discusses his organisation's work and some of the contemporary lessons that visitors to the Anne Frank House might learn from their experience there.

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