This year, Interfaith Scotland worked in partnership with East Dunbartonshire Council to arrange the National Holocaust Memorial Day commemorative event for Scotland, which took place in Bishopbriggs on 26 January 2017.On Thursday 26 January,...
On Thursday 26 January 2017 more than 200 Holocaust and genocide survivors were joined by around 1,000 guests, including faith, civic and political leaders, at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017. The short highlights...
On Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, Holocaust Memorial Day Trust release the findings of a survey of Holocaust and genocide survivors and refugees, and the their families. More than a quarter (27%) of survivors of the Holocaust and of genocides...
We are pleased to today launch our film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017. At the age of eight, Bea Green witnessed the aftermath of the violent public humiliation of her father, carried out on the streets of Munich. Bea fled Nazi Germany in 1939...
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. As our theme for HMD 2017 suggests, how can life go on in the face of continued...
In a blog for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, HMDT's Education Officer Andy Fearn reflects on some of the resources available to help educators explore the theme: How can life go on?   On 27 January each year we mark Holocaust Memorial...
As part of this year's arts programme, HMDT has commissioned 12 groups (one per region / nation of the UK), to create a permanent artwork in their local community that commemorates HMD. In keeping with the theme for HMD 2017, How can life go on...
We are deeply saddened to hear about the death of our friend, Otto Deutsch.Olivia Marks-Woldman said:‘Otto was a remarkable man who selflessly shared his experiences with others. Memories of having to leave his family behind stayed with him...
Sir Martin Gilbert was a scholar and historian, who wrote extensively on the Holocaust. This blog for HMDT has been kindly provided by Lady Esther Gilbert, the creator and editor of three volumes of Holocaust Memoir Digest, based on published...
Following concerning reports of a white supremacist group in the US using Nazi rhetoric, Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust has made the following statement:   'We are gravely concerned about the...