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...
The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation has announced the ten teams selected to create designs for the new National Memorial to the Holocaust being built next to Parliament. 'Holocaust Memorial Day Trust welcomes the international interest that...
This blog was written for HMDT by Sue Bermange, a member of the '45 Aid Society and the second generation, as both of her parents were survivors of the Holocaust. The Second Generation are the children of Holocaust Survivors and actively...
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...