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.

Yom HaShoah: Karen Pollock MBE

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This week, the Jewish community marked Yom HaShoah, a day for remembrance of the Holocaust. Holocaust Educational Trust Chief Executive Karen Pollock MBE reflected on why this day is so important in a comment piece published in the Jewish Chronicle.

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Remembering Belsen: Gillian Walnes MBE

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This week, the Anne Frank Trust launched their #notsilent campaign, inviting people to commemorate the end of Anne Frank's life by reading aloud a one minute passage from her writing. Here, Executive Director & Co-Founder Gillian Walnes MBE blogs on why to remember a remarkable teenager we should all be #notsilent.

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Remembering Belsen: Natasha Lyon

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Today, 15th April, marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen by the 11th Armoured Division. Regional Ambassador Natasha Lyon has blogged on the importance of marking this significant anniversary.

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Remembering Belsen: Gena Turgel MBE

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Nadhim Zahawi MP

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Nadhim Zahawi MP: Remembering the Holocaust is as important as ever.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Luciana Berger MP

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Luciana Berger MP: Only by understanding the Holocaust can we adequately tackle modern-day intolerance.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Laurence Rees

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Ahead of his documentary, Touched by Auschwitz, on BBC2 tonight at 9pm, Laurence Rees blogs on why it's important we continue to talk about the Holocaust.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Hugo Rifkind

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In this powerful blog ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, journalist Hugo Rifkind reflects on why we must all take a moment to remember.

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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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