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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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An inspiring speaker

Whilst I was studying on the Imperial War Museum fellowship back in 2006-7, I was privileged to participate in a couple of workshops and lectures by Christer Mattsson. Christer has worked for many years in Sweden with young people at … Continue reading

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An inspiring Olympian

Today, former Olympic and Commonwealth Games weightlifter Ben Helfgott will meet the England football team. This is not merely a meeting of sportsmen, but a once in a lifetime experience – for the England team at least. Because Ben isn’t … Continue reading

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The Auschwitz Album

Even for those who have little knowledge of the Holocaust, Auschwitz is a name that is instantly recognisable. Many of the most iconic images of the Holocaust are directly associated with Auschwitz: the blue and white camp uniforms, the sign … Continue reading

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