We’ve been delighted with the level of interest in Holocaust Memorial Day this year, and in the research we released on 27 January 2019.
On Monday 28 January the National Commemorative event for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019 took place in Glasgow.
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust was delighted to work with partners in Wales to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday 25 January at Cardiff City Hall.
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust was pleased to partner with The Executive Office, Northern Ireland, who hosted a regional Ceremony on Thursday 24 January to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019.
The UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 brought together the UK’s faith, political and civic leadership, alongside survivors of the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and more recent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.
Five per cent of UK adults don’t believe the Holocaust – the intentional murder of six million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators – really happened and one in 12 (8%) say the scale of the Holocaust has been exaggerated, according to research released on Holocaust Memorial Day (Sunday 27 January 2019).
To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and Imam Qari Asim have signed a joint letter calling on people to come together, mark the day and create a better future.
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.
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.