Yesterday, 18 January 2018, more than 150 survivors of the Holocaust and genocide were welcomed by The Lord Mayor of London to a special reception at Mansion House ahead of Holocaust...
A reception to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2018 was held at The House of Lords last night.  Hosted by Lord Shinkwin and Baroness Finlay, supported by Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, Peers heard from Joan Salter MBE, a child survivor of the...
Jo Ingabire was five years old when her family were murdered in their home in Kigali by their neighbours who were influenced by propaganda. Lucky to survive with multiple gunshot wounds, she hid for the 100 days of genocide in Rwanda with her mother...
This blog was written by HMDT’s Youth Champion Board – find out more about the board here.  As members of the Youth Champion Board, we had the opportunity to work with The Wiener Library to curate an exhibition for their reading room. We...
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is delighted that Holocaust survivors and refugees, and a survivor of the Genocide in Rwanda, have all been recognised in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list. Hannah Lewis MBE, Joan Salter MBE, Martin...
Sir Martin Gilbert was a scholar and historian, who wrote extensively on the Holocaust. This blog for HMDT has been kindly provided by Lady Esther Gilbert, the creator and editor of three volumes of Holocaust Memoir Digest, based on...
Listening to a survivor sharing their personal experiences is a profound and deeply moving experience for attendees at HMD events, but with thousands of local activities taking place across the UK, it is not possible for survivors to attend every...
We are pleased to once again be working with Picturehouse Cinemas to put on a series of film screenings and survivor talks around the UK in January. Each event features a screening of Sarah's Key, followed by a talk from a survivor of the Holocaust...
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activities offer an opportunity for everyone to learn more about the Holocaust and genocide, and think about meaningful ways to create a better society today, free from hate.We know that time and budgets can be limited...
The Kindertransport ran between November 1938 and September 1939. Approximately 10,000 children travelled from their homes and families in Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Great Britain. Many of them never saw their families again.In 1939, Sir...