This set of six worksheets introduces secondary school teachers and students to six different genocides through a key date, the experiences of one person, and the story of one artefact. It can also be used in a non-school environment.
Holocaust Memorial Group Hartlepool was founded in 2014 and is supported by Hartlepool Borough Council Youth Services. HMG Hartlepool is made up of twelve young people aged 13-19 who work hard all year round to educate themselves and raise awareness amongst their peers about the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.
The Education Consultative Group meets once or twice a year to advise Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) on its resources for schools and educators. It is chaired by HMDT’s Education Officer.
Nine year old Martha Blend excaped from Austria on the Kindertransport in 1938, leaving her parents behind. Here she describes her life in Austria, the journey to the UK, and the fate of her family left behind.
We are deeply saddened to hear about the death of our friend, Otto Deutsch.
Vera Schaufeld MBE, formerly Vera Lowyova, was saved by a man who refused to stand by, Sir Nicholas Winton. She was born in Prague in 1930. In May 1939, following the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia, Vera was told that she must move to England on her own. She was only nine years old.
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.
We were privileged to invite survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides to visit Buckingham Palace as guests at the Queen’s Royal Garden Parties.
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is delighted that Holocaust survivors and refugees, and a survivor of the Genocide in Rwanda, have all been recognised in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list.
Avram and Vera were drawn by artist Gideon Summerfield as part of his project From Generation to Generation (L’Dor V’Dor). Avram and Vera are both survivors of the Holocaust and were married for 62 years.