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.

Babi Yar: 75 Years On

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On 29th-30th September 1941, members of Einsatzgruppe C murdered the Jewish population of Kiev at Babi Yar, a ravine northwest of the city. Here, Lady Esther Gilbert has selected excerpts from Sir Martin Gilbert's 1991 travel diary and The Holocaust, The Jewish Tragedy to tell the story.  

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#ShapeTheFuture in memory of Sir Nicholas Winton

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Today, as we launch an initiative in memory of Sir Nicholas Winton, his daughter Barbara tells the incredible story of how he rescued 669 children from the Holocaust.

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Remembering Bergen-Belsen: 71 Years On

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71 years after the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Rachel Hodgson, the Trust's Information Officer, remembers a very special day she spent with an eyewitness to history.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

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On Holocaust Memorial Day, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis pays tribute to Holocaust survivors who tirelessly travel across the country sharing their testimony in schools and communities.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: Every student needs to learn the lessons from history

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Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day and the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Rob Young, NUS LGBT+ (Open Place) Officer, has blogged on why all students must learn about the Holocaust.

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