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 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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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: You may think you are remembering...

 

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Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day tomorrow, columnist and radio presenter Emma Barnett blogs on the duty that we all have to remember the Holocaust.

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Rudi Oppenheimer: Why I want you to tune in on Holocaust Memorial Day

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At 10am on Wednesday 27th January, Rudi Oppenheimer will be sharing his testimony through a live webcast. In this blog, he explains why he wants you to tune in. 

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: Nicholas Winton, Our Hero

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In our latest Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 blog, Richard Ferrer, Editor of the Jewish News, writes on the moment Britain first found out about the heroic actions of Sir Nicholas Winton.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: Rescuers

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Regional Ambassador Amelia Ireland has been considering the role of rescuers in our latest Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 blog.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: 71, Just as Relevant as 70

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In our latest guest blog, Regional Ambassador Lewis Wright asks for the 71st anniversary of the end of the Holocaust to be marked on the same scale as the 70th anniversary was last year.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: The Riegner Telegram

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In today's Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 blog, Karen Pollock MBE, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust, remembers a chance meeting with Gerhart Riegner.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: Remembering Eleanor Rathbone

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In the second of our guest blogs for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, Dr Susan Cohen from 'Remembering Eleanor Rathbone' writes about Rathbone's campaign for the British government to do more the help refugees from Nazi persecution. 

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: John Dobai

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In the first of our guest blogs to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, Holocaust survivor John Dobai writes of how he and his family were saved by Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg.

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