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What to Teach about the Holocaust

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened...

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Why Teach About the Holocaust

Considering how best to make any examination of the Holocaust meaningful and relevant for learners in their national contexts is essential. This section is meant to help policymakers, school...

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Wiener Holocaust Library opens new exhibition on Jewish family photos before 1939

At Britain’s largest Holocaust archive, family photographs are providing a rare glimpse into a lost world. With its new exhibition, “There was a time…”: Jewish Family Photographs Before 1939, the...

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UK to make all its Holocaust records accessible for research and study

The UK government is to make all its records related to the Holocaust available to the public for the first time, for research and study purposes, it announced today to mark International Holocaust...

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AJR’s Holocaust Memorial Day Service 2022

The Holocaust Memorial Day service hosted by the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) will take place online on Monday, 24 January 2022, at 14:00 (GMT).
 
 The Zoom link to join will be in the AJR's...

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The Wannsee Conference with Historian Professor Sir Richard Evans

The Wannsee Conference formalised the Nazis’ policy of the extermination of Jews in occupied Europe. On 20 January 1942, leading Nazi officials met at the Wannsee Conference Villa in Wannsee, a...

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AJR Refugee Voices Holocaust Memorial Day Event 2022

The theme of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day is "One Day". Kurt Marx BEM came to the UK on 18 January 1939, as a 13-year-old boy on a Kindertransport from Cologne. After a short address by Dr...

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New resource maps Holocaust-related sites in the UK

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) and the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) have launched a significant new digital resource to enrich teaching and learning about the...

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Eight recommendations to safeguard sites presented to Alderney community

From 7–9 July 2021, Alderney's President William Tate hosted a delegation comprising Lord Eric Pickles, UK Head of Delegation to the IHRA; Dr Gilly Carr, Channel Islands representative to the IHRA...

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Interview with Sir Ben Helfgott

Born in 1929 in Pabianice, Poland, Ben survived Buchenwald and was liberated from Terezin in May 1945 by the Russian Army. From his extended family, only his sister Mala survived. After the war, Ben...

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