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.

The liberation of Bergen-Belsen



Bergen-Belsen concentration camp was liberated by British forces on 15th April 1945. 67 years on, Holocaust survivor Mala Tribich reflects on the traumatic years that preceded liberation - and on her life since

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How Britain's Armed Forces Work to Prevent Genocide

On Holocaust Memorial Day we should honour those who have suffered and died to ensure that the lessons of the 20th century are not forgotten, writes General Sir David Richards, Chief of the Defence Staff, in a blog originally posted on The Telegraph website and re-posted here.

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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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