We are deeply saddened to hear about the death of our friend, Otto Deutsch.Olivia Marks-Woldman said:‘Otto was a remarkable man who selflessly shared his experiences with others. Memories of having to leave his family behind stayed with him...
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 published...
Following concerning reports of a white supremacist group in the US using Nazi rhetoric, Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust has made the following statement:   'We are gravely concerned about the...
The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation has announced the ten teams selected to create designs for the new National Memorial to the Holocaust being built next to Parliament. 'Holocaust Memorial Day Trust welcomes the international interest that...
This blog was written for HMDT by Sue Bermange, a member of the '45 Aid Society and the second generation, as both of her parents were survivors of the Holocaust. The Second Generation are the children of Holocaust Survivors and actively...
Jackie Walker, vice-chair of Momentum, questioned the aims and basis of Holocaust Memorial Day at a training session on antisemitism at the Labour Party conference. Here is the response from HMDT Chief Executive Olivia Marks-Woldman: 'The...
Holocaust survivors, genocide survivors, the Secretary of State for the Department of Communities and Local Government, Rt. Hon Sajid Javid MP and MPs helped to launch free resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 at a reception hosted by Mike...
Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust commented on the government's announcement that an international design competition has been launched for a national Holocaust memorial in London:'We’re delighted that the...
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is seeking 12 groups (one per region or nation of the UK) to create a permanent artwork in their local community which commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day.In keeping with our theme for this year's HMD, How...
This blog was written for HMDT by Jessica Benham, an Outreach Officer at HMDT, and two of our Regional Support Workers. There is a Support Worker in every region and nation of the UK ensuring that we are able to support Holocaust Memorial Day (...