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.

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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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: The Boys

The theme of Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 – How can life go on? – invites us to consider the challenges faced by survivors of the Holocaust in rebuilding their lives after the end of the Second World War. Perhaps the most powerful example of resilience and renewal is that told by Sir Martin Gilbert in his classic book The Boys. In our latest guest blog, Lady Esther Gilbert has selected the following excerpts from the book which outline this remarkable story.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: 'The diversity of humanity is its strength'

In the latest of our guest blogs for Holocaust Memorial Day, Martin Docherty, MP for West Dunbartonshire, considers the significance of the experiences of some of the lesser known victims of Nazi persecution and murder.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: The struggle for memory

In our latest guest blog for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, Regional Ambassador Liberty O'Hagan reflects on the importance of memory in the light of her participation in the Trust's Ambassador Study Visit to Yad Vashem in Israel in 2016.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: 'Nothing can really prepare you'

In our latest guest blog for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, Jason Groves, Deputy Political Editor of the Daily Mail, reflects on his visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau with the Trust.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: How can life go on? A family's story

In the latest of our guest blogs for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, the Trust's Regional Ambassador Jack Nicholls reflects on his own family's story.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: The Long Night

The Long Night is the recently published memoir of Holocaust survivor Dr Ernst Bornstein, translated into English by his daughter Noemie Lopian. In our latest guest blog for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, we are pleased to reproduce Lord Daniel Finkelstein's powerful foreword, which contains his thoughts on both the book and his own family's experiences of the Holocaust. 

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: Alf's Story

In the second of our guest blogs marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, former child refugee Lord Alf Dubs reflects on his remarkable life.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: The power of testimony

In the first of our guest blogs to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, the Trust’s Education Administrator Anna Lloyd reflects on her work with Holocaust survivors.

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Mala Tribich: Why I want you to tune in on Holocaust Memorial Day

At 10am on Friday 27th January, Mala Tribich MBE will be sharing her testimony through a live webcast. In this blog, she explains why she wants you to tune in. 

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