Over 100 survivors of the Holocaust and survivors of genocide attended a special reception at the State Rooms of The Speaker’s House this lunchtime, ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January. The reception, organised by the Holocaust Memorial...
When I was about eight years old, there was a fashion for 'autograph books'. I presented the book to my teacher who wrote in it (roughly translated from German): ‘What you do, do well: it is better to do nothing than doing things badly’.Then my...
We are pleased to announce that our film and microsite to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 are now live. In this year's short film, survivor of the Holocaust Susan Pollack shares a unique story of surviving genocide.Visit our site and view the video...
The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust is delighted to announce that The Prince of Wales will succeed The Queen as its Patron. By continuing the charity's Royal Patronage, His Royal Highness has formalised the support and interest which he has already...
In this personal blog for HMDT, Chief Executive Olivia Marks-Woldman reflects on the significance of ten Holocaust survivors receiving recognition in the 2016 New Year’s Honours List.‘As long as the Queen is safe in Buckingham Palace, we’re safe in...
Ten Holocaust survivors who have worked tirelessly to support Holocaust commemoration and education have been recognised in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list. Lily Ebert, Chaim Ferster, Agnes Grunwald-Spier, Jack Kagan, Freddie Knoller, Rudi...
Following the broadcast of the 2015 UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day, which attracted widespread praise for its impact and high quality, the BBC and the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust are pleased to announce that the 2016 Ceremony will be...
Hayley Carlyle has been an HMD Youth Champion for the past two years. In this blog Hayley shares her thoughts about visiting the camps at Auschwitz. I have been involved with HMDT and the Youth Champion programme for the past two years. During...
For many people across the UK, this time of year is a busy season as planning is well underway for events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on or around 27 January. We are very pleased to welcome Sheila Watson from Firrhill High School in Edinburgh to...
We are delighted to launch a new online arts project for everybody to get involved with: Flames for humanity’s heroes. We are inviting you to create and send us your own artwork, whether that’s an image, a film, sound or writing, to honour...