Tag Archives: Holocaust Education

Remembering Rwanda @werememberwanda

According to an HMDT report, over 80% of school children have never heard about the Rwanda genocide. Andrew Lawrence, a Fellow of the Imperial War Museum’s Holocaust Education has worked with his students at St John’s School, Leatherhead in an … Continue reading

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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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#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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Seventy years on…

The article I have posted below is one that I wrote for Shabbat Shalom, the half-yearly synagogue newsletter for the Etz Chaim Synagogue in Leeds, where my parents were members. I wrote it with the Jewish festival of Pesach (Passover) … 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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Lithuania’s story

The Holocaust Education Trust is running a teachers’ CPD in Lithuania in early April. As someone who visited the country 5 years ago with  the IWM Fellowship, I couldn’t recommend this opportunity enough to teachers who want to enrich their … Continue reading

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