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.

Remembering Belsen: Jacques Weisser

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Today, the Holocaust Educational Trust and the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women (AJEX) are taking delegations to join international commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen. In the last of our blogs in this series, Executive Director of AJEX Jacques Weisser reflects on the importance of marking this anniversary.

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Remembering Belsen: Callum Devine

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Tomorrow we will be visiting Bergen-Belsen to participate in international commemorations to mark 70 years since its liberation. Ahead of this visit, Regional Ambassador Callum Devine has blogged on why he wanted to be part of the delegation.

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Remembering Belsen: Mala Tribich MBE

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As we look ahead to international commemorations taking place at Bergen-Belsen on Sunday 26th April, Holocaust survivor Mala Tribich MBE reflects on her time at the camp. 

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Remembering Belsen: The Price of Assistance

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Following the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, relief workers and medical staff entered the camp to provide emergency support. In this blog, Education Officer Jenny Carson looks at the reflections and memories of those who made up the Friends Relief Service. 

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Remembering Belsen: Belsen's Perpetrators

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In the latest of our blogs to mark the anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, the Trust’s Education Officer Martin Winstone explores the challenges the camp’s history creates for our understanding of the perpetrators of the Holocaust.

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