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.

Memories of Kristallnacht

In this special blog to mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, we are privileged to be able to share the memories of Holocaust survivor Freddie Knoller, who was a 17-year-old living with his family in Vienna at the time of the pogrom. The following extract, taken from Freddie's memoir Living with the Enemy, vividly highlights the terror of the night and the contrasting roles of ordinary people in the violence.

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The Kasztner train – a personal perspective

In our latest blog, survivor Tomi Komoly offers his personal perspective on one of the most sensitive stories of the Holocaust.

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My comment on antisemitism

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This article by Karen Pollock MBE, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust, first appeared in The Times Red Box on Wednesday 27 September. 

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: 'A truly unforgettable moment'

On Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, our guest blog series concludes with the thoughts of two Members of Parliament. In this blog, Bob Blackman, MP for Harrow East, reflects on his remarkable tribute to Holocaust survivor Kitty Hart-Moxon in the House of Commons in December.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: Reflections on Auschwitz

On Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, our guest blog series concludes with the thoughts of two Members of Parliament. In this blog, Anna Turley, MP for Redcar, reflects on her visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau with the Trust.

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