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 2015: Journalist Benjamin Butterworth

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In the second of today's blogs for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, Gay Times journalist Benjamin Butterworth reflects on visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau with the Trust and why it's important we also remember the other victims of Nazi persecution.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Holocaust survivor Zigi Shipper

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In the first of today's blogs for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, Holocaust survivor Zigi Shipper blogs on why he delivers his testimony to thousands of people across the country through the Trust's Outreach Programme.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: NUS National Executive Committee Member, Charlotte Agran


In our latest blog to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, NUS National Executive Committee member, co-convener of the NUS Anti-Racism/Anti-Fascism Campaign and HET Ambassador Charlotte Agran talks about why Holocaust education must remain a focus of the National Union of Students’ anti-racism and anti-fascism work.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Dr. Efraim Zuroff, chief Nazi-hunter of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre

Chief Nazi-hunter of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, Dr. Efraim Zuroff, blogs on why it's important that we still hunt and prosecute Nazi war criminals 70 years after the end of the Holocaust.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

As we look towards to 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Rabbi Lord Sacks reflects on the effects of the Shoah on the Jewish community.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Director of Liberty Shami Chakrabarti CBE

In our latest blog for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, Shami Chakrabarti CBE looks at the Human Rights laws that came as a direct result of what happened in the Holocaust.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Holby City Producer Simon Harper

In the third of our blogs to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, Holby City Producer Simon Harper talks about why he worked with the Trust to produce a storyline featuring a Nazi war criminal.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: A Regional Ambassador's Perspective

In the second of our blogs to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Regional Ambassador Sophie Shrubsole reflects on the impact that hearing survivor testimony has had on her.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: A Digital Commemorative Space

As the Holocaust Educational Trust launches our new 70 Voices: Victims, Perpetrators, Bystanders app, Head of Education Alex Maws explores the role of mobile technology in remembering the Holocaust.

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The Sonderkommando revolt 70 years on

Our Education Officer Martin Winstone reflects on the 70th anniversary of the Sonderkommando revolt in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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