27 January 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. To mark this important milestone, and to draw together commemorations taking place across the UK, we are creating 70 special candles to be lit at selected Holocaust...
In a powerful speech at our resources launch for HMD 2015, Joan Salter, a child survivor of the Holocaust, explores why she chooses to share her story in support of Holocaust Memorial Day; to raise awarenesss of the Holocaust and its significance to...
Yesterday evening (15 September) we previewed the suite of resources for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2015 at a special launch event at the Wiener Library in London. Guests including Holocaust and genocide survivors and partner organisations...
An object associated with a fond memory can be extremely moving. Whether that is a picture of a loved one who has passed on or something that has helped a person through a turbulent time in their life. Today we launch our Holocaust Memorial Day...
You can now book your place at our free Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2015 workshops taking place across the UK in September, October and November. The workshops, which are run by Holocaust Memorial Day Trust staff, provide guidance, inspiration...
Holocaust Memorial Day Youth Champions with HMDT Honorary President and Holocaust survivor Ben Helfgott MBEAre you passionate about human rights and looking to create a future free from hate? Aged 14-24 and looking for opportunities to develop...
We look at the life of human rights campaigner Helen Bamber who passed away last week. Helen worked with survivors to confront and manage the horror and trauma of their experiences, helping to restore dignity to those who suffered the worst human...
In commemorating the lives of the family members who she was never able to meet, one second-generation refugee of Nazi persecution demonstrates how powerful an act of remembrance can be, and how important it is to keep the memory alive. In May...
The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust interviews the Good Ones and explores their music ahead of the visit to the UK later this month.As the first muted, out-of-key acoustic guitar notes ring out on the opening track of the Good Ones’ 2010 full-length...
Adam Boys is the Director of International Programs at the International Commission on Missing Persons and has worked in Bosnia since 1994. In this blog to mark Srebrenica Memorial Day, he discusses his organisation’s difficult work to identify the...