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.

A Politician who Spoke Up and Spoke Out

 

Ruth Gledhill is Religion Correspondent for The Times and the great great niece of Eleanor Rathbone, a campaigning independent MP who dedicated herself to trying to save Jews during the Holocaust. In a special blog marking Holocaust Memorial Day, Ruth explores Eleanor’s life and legacy.

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Speaking up for Hope not Hate

Holocaust Educational Trust Chief Executive Karen Pollock MBE was asked to contribute to the Hope Not Hate blog today in honour of Holocaust Memorial Day 2012. Here, we re-post her piece. To learn more about the important work that Hope Not Hate does to mobilise people against the politics of hate, visit their website here.

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Speaking Up: The Diplomat’s View

Sir Andrew Burns, the UK Envoy for post-Holocaust issues, reflects on the courage and vision of Polish diplomat Jan Karski.

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An attack on One Community Is an Attack on All Communities

Baroness Warsi is co-Chairman of the Conservative Party and Minister without Portfolio.

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Be the Change, Just like Sophie

Liam Burns and Rachel Wenstone, National President and Executive Councillor of the National Union of Students, reflect on Sophie Scholl and the power of students to speak out against injustice. To find out more about the incredible story of Sophie and the White Rose movement, read here.

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