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 event.
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.
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.
Jessica Benham (Outreach Officer) from the HMDT staff team recently took part in Project on Peacebuilding: Democracy & Post-Conflict Politics in Bosnia.
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has found former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladić guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Holocaust Memorial Day Development Manager, Dr Rachel Century, launched her first book, Female Administrators of the Third Reich, at the Wiener Library in partnership with HMDT on 31 October 2017.
Survivor of the Holocaust Dr Martin Stern, has travelled to Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland and has spoken to local school students and community groups in preparation for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2018.
Today (24 October), the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation has announced Adjaye Associates (UK) and Ron Arad Architects as the chosen designers for a new UK Holocaust Memorial.
Today we are pleased to release a range of resources to help people of all ages and from all walks of life get involved with Holocaust Memorial Day 2018, when we will be exploring the theme: The power of words.
Jackie Walker, a former Momentum activist has reportedly questioned the aims and reach of Holocaust Memorial Day in her show at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. This follows similar comments she made in September 2016.