Category Archives: Events

The little things…

This evening marks the beginning of Yom HaShoah – the Remembrance Day for the Holocaust in Israel. Needless to say, in Israel there is a somewhat different emphasis in how the Holocaust is remembered and taught. There are still approximately … Continue reading

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#YomHaShoah

Today is Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day – in Israel. Israel is a country that has a unique relationship with the Holocaust and unlike the UK, where HMD falls on January 27th (the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz … Continue reading

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Anschluss Anniversary Event – London

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Anschluss, the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany on 12th March 1938, the London Jewish Cultural Centre is showing the photographic exhibition ‘Double Exposure: Jewish Refugees from Austria in Britain’. The exhibition is … Continue reading

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Talk at the Weiner Library – the Protestant Churches and the Holocaust

Compliant or Confrontational? On Monday 25th March, the Weiner Library will hold a talk on the Protestant Churches and the Holocaust. Dr Christian Staffa, theologian and former director of Action Reconciliation Service for Peace will discuss this issue in conversation … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day #HMD2013

Today is 27th January 2013 – Holocaust Memorial Day in many countries. In the UK we explore the Holocaust and subsequent genocides and the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust issues an annual theme that helps teachers and community leaders to continue … Continue reading

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Rescues of the Holocaust

The Wiener Library and Facing History and Ourselves present a workshop for teachers: Rescues of the Holocaust A workshop for teachers led by Toby Simpson from the Wiener Library and Michael McIntyre from Facing History and Ourselves will take place … Continue reading

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Holocaust Survivors’ Conference

The Fifth Annual Holocaust Survivors’ Conference will take place at Watford Girls’ Grammar School on Thursday November 8th 2012. This excellent day of talks and workshops is for sixth form students and teachers alike. The morning speaker is Janina Struk, … Continue reading

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