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Dita Kraus in her book-lined home in Israel
News Features

The librarian of Auschwitz

At just 13 Dita Kraus was sent to Auschwitz, where a collection of tattered books saved her life. Nadine Wojakovski hears her account of survival against the odds

Friday, January 26, 2018
The librarian of Auschwitz
Jeremy Corbyn
UK News

Social media storm over Corbyn's 'Jew-free' HMD statement

A year after US president Donald Trump was roundly condemned for leaving Jews out of his Holocaust statement, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn does the same thing.

Friday, January 26, 2018
Social media storm over Corbyn's 'Jew-free' HMD statement
Community News

Theresa May's HMD message

The Prime Minister writes of the importance of safeguarding survivors' memories

Friday, January 26, 2018
Theresa May's HMD message
Survivor Helen Aronson with Charles Dance, Celia Imrie, Sir Derek Jacobi, Maureen Lipman and Pearl Mackie
Community News

Historic Dimbleby broadcast played at national HMD ceremony

Controversy as Jonathan Dimbleby attacks use of accusations of antisemitism to stop criticism of Israel

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Historic Dimbleby broadcast played at national HMD ceremony
Sadiq Khan with Manfred Goldberg (right) and Ben Helfgott
Community News

Survivor’s story moves audience to tears

A childhood spent in concentration camps was recounted to an audience including London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Survivor’s story moves audience to tears
Sean Spicer, former spokesperson for US President, Donald Trump, who told journalists that the Nazis did not use gas against their own people
Comment

Era of fake news threatens historical truth

This year, the theme of Holocaust Memorial Day is the power of words, but we must also combat the power of deafening silence.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Era of fake news threatens historical truth
Comment

Why Holocaust Memorial Day is important

We have to honour those who showed bravery in the face of the supreme moral test that was the Holocaust, says the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Why Holocaust Memorial Day is important
Boris Johnson with the Chief Rabbi at the Foreign Office ceremony (Photo: Foreign Office)
News Features

Heroes are honoured for keeping Jews safe

The Chief Rabbi and the Archbishop of Canterbury attended an event at the Foreign Office commemorating British heroes of the Holocaust

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Heroes are honoured for keeping Jews safe
Terezin camp survivor Martin Stern
UK News

Holocaust Memorial 'to include all genocides'

Holocaust survivor Martin Stern stressed the need for the new memorial to commemorate modern-day atrocities such as those in Rwanda and Bosnia, as well as recording the slaughter of six million Jews in the Shoah.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Holocaust Memorial 'to include all genocides'
Labour veteran Louise Ellman
UK News

Labour criticised in Commons HMD debate

Claims of a witch-hunt or smear campaign are a 'new threat' to combating Jew-hate in the party

Friday, January 19, 2018
Labour criticised in Commons HMD debate