Olivia Marks-Woldman shares her thoughts on the news that the remains of people murdered in Auschwitz will be buried in the UK in a funeral on 20 January.
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:
The New Year’s Honours List for 2019 has been announced, and includes honours for survivors of the Holocaust in recognition of their work in Holocaust education and commemoration.
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.
Survivors of the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and subsequent genocides met MPs last night at a parliamentary reception to launch the resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019.
The following statement is from Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, in response to the news that Jeremy Corbyn and other MPs sponsored a motion in 2011 to rename Holocaust Memorial Day ‘Genocide Memorial Day’.
On Holocaust Memorial Day 2010, Jeremy Corbyn hosted an event in the House of Commons called 'The misuse of the Holocaust for political purposes'. It was part of UK tour called 'Never again for anyone - Auschwitz to Gaza'.
In response to the comments Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook made about Holocaust deniers, Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust made the following statement.