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.

Speaking Up: The Journalist’s View

In the second of our blogs marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2012, Martha Kearney writes about her personal connection to the Holocaust and why she is a journalist believes it’s important to speak out. Martha Kearney Chaired the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Lord Merlyn Rees Memorial Lecture 2012, at which Sir Ian Kershaw and Rt Hon Francis Maude MP spoke.

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The Holocaust and the Modern World

In the first of our blogs marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2012, Dan Jarvis MBE MP, former British Army Officer and now Member of Parliament for Barnsley Central reflects on why the Holocaust remains relevant in contemporary Britain.

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From TheJC.com: Nazi Memorabilia for Sale

This comment piece by Karen Pollock appears in the Jewish Chronicle, and is reprinted here.


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Harry Bibring: Remembering Kristallnacht

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Lawrence Siegel

Lawrence Siegel is a composer whose oratorio "Kaddish" sets the words of actual Holocaust survivors to music. In this episode of the podcast, he describes his approach to creating a musical response to the Holocaust and shares several pieces of music from "Kaddish".

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