In this blog, Lady Esther Gilbert shares her reflections after attending the UK funeral for six victims of the Holocaust who were murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau. The funeral was held on 20 January, which is also the anniversary of the Wannsee Conference.
Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 on 27 January, HMDT Education Officer Alex Murphy shares five ways your school can get involved and mark the day.
There are just a few weeks to go before Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019, but it is not too late to get involved in an activity and be part of the national picture of HMD. Here are five ways you can get involved:
Sonja Miley, Co-Executive Director for the charity Waging Peace, has recently returned from a trip to the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan. In this blog for Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, Sonja reflects on her experiences meeting people from the Nuba community who have fled Sudan and the regime of President Omar al-Bashir.
In this blog, Education Officer Alex Murphy shares some of the resources she has created for teachers, to help them mark HMD 2019.
We asked members of our Youth Board about their experiences of speaking to survivors of the Holocaust, and the impact it had on them.
In this blog for HMDT, Charlie Roden shares her experiences of volunteering at the UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018.
In this blog, HMD Development Manager, Dr Rachel Century, reflects on her recent visit to Poland as an educator on March of the Living UK. With recent changes to Polish law, Rachel here discusses the impact this had on her work as a Holocaust educator and the wider implications for those trying to understand exactly what happened in Poland during the Holocaust.
In April 2018, three members of the Holocaust Memorial Day Youth Champion Board took part in the UK delegation for the March of the Living. The international educational programme, which brings people from across the world to Poland, involves travelling to various memorial sites before a memorial walk from Auschwitz I to Auschwitz-Birkenau.
This blog, written for HMDT by George Mullens, explains the background of the genocide in Darfur, and why it is still ongoing 15 years after it began.