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...
As we look forward to Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, groups all across the UK are reflecting on this year's theme Don't stand by. Many events marking HMD 2016 will reflect on our own communities, examining the challenges of intolerance and...
Friday 20 November 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg Trials. In this guest blog post, international lawyer and Professor of International law at University College London Philippe Sands QC reflects on the importance of...
Aicha el Basri worked at the United Nations (UN) from August 2000 – April 2014 in various press and communications posts.In 2012 she joined African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) as a spokesperson and was excited at the prospect of...
Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust said:'The trustees and staff of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Professor David Cesarani. David was an outstanding historian of...