Jackie Walker, vice-chair of Momentum, questioned the aims and basis of Holocaust Memorial Day at a training session on antisemitism at the Labour Party conference. Here is the response from HMDT Chief Executive Olivia Marks-Woldman: 'The...
Holocaust survivors, genocide survivors, the Secretary of State for the Department of Communities and Local Government, Rt. Hon Sajid Javid MP and MPs helped to launch free resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 at a reception hosted by Mike...
Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust commented on the government's announcement that an international design competition has been launched for a national Holocaust memorial in London:'We’re delighted that the...
This blog was written for HMDT by Professor Kay Schiller, a historian of modern European culture and sport at Durham University. He has written extensively on German-Jewish history and the history of the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup. The Rio...
We are pleased to announce that Laura Marks OBE will succeed Cathy Ashley as Chair of the HMDT Board of Trustees, with Dilwar Hussain appointed Vice Chair.Laura Marks is the founder of Mitzvah Day, which encourages people of different faiths to...
This blog was written for HMDT by Jo Ingabire, who survived the genocide in Rwanda as a young child. 17 July marks the anniversary of the end of the genocide, when Gisenyi fell to the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF). The RPF set up an interim...
This blog was written for HMDT by Jack Welch, who is currently a member of the HMDT Youth Champion Board for the South West. Unlike some forms of discrimination, there seems to be a lesser focus on the discrimination people who are disabled...
We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Elie Wiesel. He was a giant of humanity, who urged the necessity for everyone to reflect on the Holocaust and its implications. On 27 January 2016, over 5,590 activity organisers were...
This blog was written for HMDT by Charlotte Lee, who is currently a member of the HMDT Youth Champion Board for the South East.  Recent news reports have told of an increase in racist incidents and hate crime following last week’s EU...
Sir Martin Gilbert was a scholar and historian, who wrote extensively on the Holocaust. This blog was written for HMDT by Lady Gilbert, the creator and editor of three volumes of Holocaust Memoir Digest, based on published survivor memoirs, who...