This set of five activities are designed for use in tutor times. They include short activities and discussion questions to introduce students to the genocides remembered on Holocaust Memorial Day. Students will learn about people affected by the Holocaust and genocide and explore a range of themes.
This lesson explores the stories of British people who took risks and showed great courage and determination in order to save the lives of Jewish people during the Holocaust. Each have now been awarded a medal as a ‘British Hero of the Holocaust’ by the UK government.
An Albanian Muslim family, who chose to shelter a Jewish photographer and his young family from the Nazis.
Susan grew up in Hungary, and experienced antisemitism from a young age. In 1944 Susan was sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where she was separated from her family. After the war, she found out that more than 50 of her relatives had been killed and that only her brother had survived.
To mark HMD 2020, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Senior Imam Qari Asim have come together and written a special prayer which is intended to be used by people of any faith at their HMD activity.
Our set of teacher information sheets provide a two-page summary of the genocides marked on Holocaust Memorial Day, to help teachers to have the information they need to hand, and to provide answers to students’ questions.
In our film for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019 Mindu Hornick, survivor of the Holocaust, talks about her experience of being Torn from home and deported to Auschwitz when she was 12 years old.
In this film survivors of the Holocaust and genocides in Cambodia and Rwanda talk about their experiences of being Torn from home, and rebuilding their lives after genocide.
27 January is Holocaust Memorial Day. Together, we must learn from genocide for a better future.
The Holocaust and genocides that have happened since have caused millions of people to flee as refugees. Watch the film we released for World Refugee Day to learn about their experiences.