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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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The Real Inglorious Bastards

Tonight on the Military History Channel (Sky 531 and Virgin 236) is The Real Inglorious – a gripping look at the incredible dangers faced by the  Jewish spies behind Operation Greenup, one of the US’s most successful intelligence-gathering operations of … 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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Holocaust education in the ESL classroom

Having spent over a year teaching English to adults, I was keen to try to incorporate Holocaust Education into my ESL teaching in the lead-up to Holocaust Memorial Day 2012. I strongly believed that it was important to address this … Continue reading

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Janusz Korczak: the teacher’s teacher

Janusz Korczak is a hero of mine. Although I knew something of his Holocaust story from the Imperial War Museum’s Reflections teaching pack, it wasn’t until a visit to Warsaw in 2007 that I came to understand the breadth and … Continue reading

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