Buckingham Palace announced today that our Honorary President, Ben Helfgott MBE, is to receive a knighthood in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018. Ben, a survivor of the Holocaust, has been integral in the development of the Holocaust Memorial...
A statement from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust's Chief Executive, Olivia Marks-Woldman:‘When Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet chose to use the term ‘Kapo’ to refer to Jews who had said Kaddish for Palestinians killed on the Gaza border recently, he misused a...
In this blog for HMDT, Charlie Roden shares her experiences of volunteering at the UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018. 'What is done cannot be undone, but one can prevent it happening again.' - Anne FrankThis year, more than 100...
In this blog, HMD Development Manager, Dr Rachel Century, reflects on her recent visit to Poland as an educator on March of the Living UK. With recent changes to Polish law, Rachel here discusses the impact this had on her work as a Holocaust...
In April 2018, three members of the Holocaust Memorial Day Youth Champion Board took part in the UK delegation for the March of the Living. The international educational programme, which brings people from across the world to Poland, involves...
Yesterday afternoon (Thursday 12 April) we launched the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019  at the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) - the government department which funds HMDT to support HMD across ...
Waging Peace, a member of the HMDT Partnership Group, is an NGO that campaigns against human rights abuses in Sudan and supports Sudanese refugees to build meaningful lives in the UK. This blog, written for HMDT by George Mullens, explains the...
We are deeply saddened to learn that our friend, Sabina Miller BEM, passed away on Sunday 18 March. Sabina has worked closely with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust for many years, and was a true friend to the staff at HMDT.Sabina was born in 1922 in...
We are delighted to announce that 11,000 activities took place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) this year – more than ever before.   Organisations including libraries, schools and workplaces held HMD activities to...
This blog was a speech given at a special reception for survivors on Thursday 18 January by Hayley Carlyle, Lead Youth Champion for Holocaust Memorial Day Trust. My name is Hayley Carlyle; I am the Lead Youth Champion for Holocaust Memorial Day...