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AJR unveils commemorative plaque at the British Embassy in Berlin

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) unveiled a commemorative plaque at the British Embassy in Berlin on Tuesday 12 May, 2020 in dedication and memory of consular officials whose devoted efforts...

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Chelsea Football Club adopts working definition of antisemitism

Chelsea FC have announced that the club will officially adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, becoming the first sports team in the world to...

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AJR unveils blue plaque in honor of Otto M. Schiff

Otto M. Schiff C.B.E., the founder, chair and director of the Jewish Refugees Committee (JRC), was honored yesterday when a blue plaque was unveiled at Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London. Woburn...

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Blue plaque unveiled in London in honor of Milein Cosman and Hans Keller

“This plaque commemorates the lives of two remarkable Jewish refugees who lived here. They both contributed not only to the local community but to the very fabric of British society,” said Frank...

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IHRA delegates visit Alderney, first case study in Safeguarding Sites project

On 12 July, Lord Eric Pickles, head of the UK delegation of IHRA, along with the deputy head, Sally Sealey, and Dr Gilly Carr, member of the UK delegation and chair of the new Safeguarding Sites...

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International Forum on the Kindertransport

Eighty years after the British operation to provide a safe haven for 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees from Nazism, how should the Kindertransport be remembered? This is the central question that...

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Wiener Library seeks Director

Post Title: Director
 
 Hours: Full time 
 
 Contract: Permanent
 
 Salary: To be agreed
 
 Closing date: 29 March 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
 
 Expected...

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Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers

The Wiener Library’s spring 2019 exhibition, Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers, traces the stories and legacies of the individuals and institutions who first collected...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony

AJR’S ANNUAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY 22ND JANUARY 2019 AT 2PM. Followed by tea
 
 The Service will be led by Rabbi Stuart Altshuler and will reflect the theme for HMD...

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'No Home to Return To': Listening to Child Survivors Testifying to the Destruction of their Home and Family

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day and the 2019 theme ‘Torn from Home’, Dr Boaz Cohen will discuss testimonies from child survivors of the Holocaust. In the aftermath of the Second World War, adults -...

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