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: Professor David Cesarani OBE recalls a personal journey

In the third of our blogs commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day, leading historian Professor David Cesarani OBE has written about a personal journey back to the Polish town where his grandfather grew up.

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Holocaust Memorial Day: Thomas Harding's journey to discover the past of his great-uncle

Following on from his talk at last night's Lord Merlyn-Rees Memorial Lecture, Thomas Harding tells us how he uncovered the story of his great-uncle Hanns and why he realised that it had to be told.

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Holocaust Memorial Day: Ben Heflgott MBE tells us of his post-liberation journey

In the first of our blogs commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day, Holocaust survivor Ben Helfgott MBE tells us about his journey to Britain following his liberation from Theresienstadt concentration camp.

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Martin Winstone: 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht


Martin Winstone, the Trust's Education Officer, writes on the origins and impact of Kristallnacht

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Emma Raynor: Regional Ambassadors meet in London

Emma Raynor, one of the Holocaust Educational Trust's Regional Ambassadors, on what the group achieved during their latest get-together in London

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Shaun Palmer: A Regional Ambassador's reflections on the summer

Shaun Palmer, one of the Holocaust Educational Trust's Regional Ambassadors for the North-West, reflects on his and Trust's experiences this summer

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2nd August 1943: The Treblinka Uprising

A lesser-known uprising took place at Treblinka on this date in 1943. Aaron Taylor, the Holocaust Educational Trust's summer intern, encourages us to learn and remember.

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Zigi Shipper: Why you should attend the Ambassador Conference

Holocaust survivor Zigi Shipper blogs on why you should attend our Ambassador Conference, which takes place on 8th July in central London.

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Regional Ambassador Harley Ryley: Why I will be at the Ambassador Conference

Harley Ryley, one of the Trust's 25 Regional Ambassadors, blogs on why she's looking forward to our upcoming Ambassador Conference in July.

 

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Remembering those that fought back - the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 70 years on

On the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising beginning, our education officer, Martin Winstone, describes the acts of Jewish resistance and defiance during the Holocaust.

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