Ambassador Visit: Britain and the Holocaust

10am-4:30pm, Monday 20th November, Manchester

Our next Ambassador Visit will explore the rich history of British Jewish communities and how antisemitism affected them, from pre-war immigration, through the Holocaust and life after the Second World War, with a specific focus on Manchester.


Places are limited – click here to register now!

Key Themes

We will explore:

  • Pre-war Jewish life and antisemitism: Jewish immigration to the UK, the rise of British fascism and Jewish communities in Manchester.
  • Britain’s role in the Holocaust: What British society knew about the Holocaust and how the British government and society reacted.
  • Post-war antisemitism and refugees: Antisemitic riots in Manchester and restrictions on immigration, as well as the lives of Jewish refugees and survivors in Manchester.
  • British Jewish communities today: Experiences of young Jews in the UK today and Manchester’s current Jewish community.


Event Details

You will have access to various online resources, including an online introduction the previous week via Zoom, to ensure you have all the context you need to develop your knowledge around antisemitism, as well as British Jewish communities and Britain's role in the Holocaust.

Online introduction: 6pm, Tuesday 14th November, Zoom

Ambassador Visit: 10am-4:30pm, Monday 20th November, Manchester (exact venue shared upon confirmation of place)

Travel: We have a limited amount of travel subsidies available for Ambassadors travelling to the event from outside Manchester. They will be awarded first come first served, so please fill in this form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible. Please wait for confirmation of your place before booking any travel – if you’re unsure about travelling to Manchester, take a look at our FAQs or email us and we’ll help you with your individual journey!

Refreshments: Lunch will be provided, as well as tea, coffee and snacks.

Spaces for this event are limited – register as soon as possible so you don’t miss out!