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.

"All are special, each is unique" - An educator's experience of the Trust's 100th Lessons from Auschwitz


October saw the Trust's 100th visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of our Lessons from Auschwitz project. In this blog, first time educator Catrina Kirkland reflects on her experience of the milestone.

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Remembering Wallenberg

Raoul Wallenberg (above), the Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Jewish lives during the Nazi occupation of Hungary, was born one hundred years ago last month. Here, Holocaust survivor John Dobai reflects on his experiences in Budapest during The Second World War – and the role that Wallenberg played in providing sanctuary to him and his family.

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Beyond the limits? Overcoming the challenges of a Holocaust museum



Communicating the history and moral questions of the Holocaust in a museum exhibition is a highly complex endeavour. Phil Simon explores how museums, visitors and educators can overcome the challenges.

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