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: 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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The Nuremberg Trial: 70 Years On

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Today marks 70 years since the opening day of the Nuremberg Trial where senior Nazis figures were charged with crimes against peace, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. Our Education Officer, Martin Winstone, has blogged on the trial's importance and legacy.

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'Hannah' by Gemma Grier

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In September 2014, Gemma Grier joined us on our Glasgow Lessons from Auschwitz course. Gemma reflected on her visit through writing and this piece saw her win Scottish Schools' Young Writer of the Year 2015.

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150 Visits to Auschwitz: An Ambassador's Reflection

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We recently marked our 150th visit to Auschwitz through our Lessons from Auschwitz Project. Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassador Hannah Johnson joined us on the Project in November 2009. Here, she reflects on the long-term impact that her involvement has had on her career and life.

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