As a child, Ernest Simon escaped the Nazis by travelling to the UK on the Kindertransport. In this video he describes his experiences as a young boy during the Holocaust.
The UK Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2021 ceremony was held online, for the first time in the history of HMD. Watch the full ceremony here.
Watch highlights of the UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2021, which moved online for the first time ever, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The nation will be lighting the darkness on Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Our video explains how you can get involved in this national moment of solidarity and commemoration. Download it to share at your HMD activity or on social media.
Helen Aronson BEM survived the 'liquidation' of Pabianice and Łódź ghettos. Her father, Motush, carried out an incredible act of kindness and bravery, which ultimately cost him his life. This film tells Helen's life story and honours the memory of her father.
Inspire your community, group or organisation to create poetry together to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
This activity provides a list of suggested books for activity organisers to choose from, guidelines on how to run your book club meeting and questions for discussion. It can be used by any Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity organiser including schools, colleges, universities, youth groups and workplaces.
Cooking together is an engaging way of learning about cultures and celebrating the lives of people who were murdered during genocide. In this activity, using digital technology, your organisation or community group can learn, cook and eat together, even while apart.
When Debay was a child, government militia attacked his village in Darfur. He spent years living in a refugee camp and moving around Sudan. In 2015, he was forced to flee when he was arrested and condemned to death.
Helen was only twelve years old when the German army arrived at her home. She was one of around only 750 people to be liberated from the Łódź Ghetto, out of 250,000 people sent there. Her mother and brother survived with her, but her father was murdered at Chełmno.