We are delighted that the BBC will be broadcasting the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day for the second year running.The programme will be screened on BBC Two at 7pm on Wednesday 27 January, and will be presented by Mishal Husain...
This is the transcript of a speech given by Cathy Ashley, Chair of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, to today's Holocaust Memorial Day event at the Department for Communities and Local Government. We all know the Edmund Burke saying ‘The only...
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...