Our film for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2017 challenges us to think about how we can support those who face hostility today and create a safer society together.
Sheila Hancock reads the poem Refugee Blues by W H Auden.
Iby Knill was transported to Auschwitz from Hungary in 1944. As part of our 2011 Hidden Histories project Iby told us about her father's watch chain. Her father threw the chain to Iby's brother as he was being marched away to be deported to his death.
This poem was written by Avram Schaufeld, who survived Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.
This poem was written in Terezin by Michael Flack in 1944.
Learn The Partisans’ Song – a famous piece of Jewish resistance, with this song sheet for Holocaust Memorial Day. Includes information about the Holocaust. This is part of a series which provides lyrics and music for songs created during, or in response to, a genocide.
The poem was written by HMD activity organiser Charles N Whittaker, about the transportation of people to the Auschwitz camp.
Zahava Kohn is a Holocaust survivor. Sixty years after her liberation she found a mysterious suitcase tucked away at the back of a cupboard with no idea what it would contain. This chance find would reveal a wealth of incredible artefacts from those wartime years, including photographs, documents and letters. Surviving the decades after the war, these relics were discovered in pristine condition and provide a fascinating insight into how Zahava’s family weathered the storm of Nazi Persecution.