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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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Statement by Experts of the UK Delegation to the IHRA on the Working Definition of Antisemitism

Recently the work of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has featured prominently in discourse concerning the troubling rise of antisemitic incidents in Britain. As members of the...

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Frank Meisler - Sculptor of Iconic Kindertransport Statues

Frank Meisler, the sculptor who designed and manufactured the series of iconic statues in dedication to the Kindertransport, has passed away. His works include the monument at Liverpool Street station...

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80th Anniversary of the Anschluss Commemoration in London

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) and the Austrian Embassy in London held a joint commemoration this week to mark the 80th anniversary of the Anschluss. Michael Newman, CEO of the Association...

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Call for Papers: International Conference on the Legacy of Primo Levi

"A Sort of Wisdom: Exploring the Legacy of Primo Levi," an international conference commemorating the 25th anniversary of Primo Levi's death, will be held at Edge Hill University outside of...

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University of Leicester's Holocaust Awareness Week Series

The University of Leicester Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies is holding a series of three lectures and linked discussions as part of Holocaust Awareness Week from 24-27...

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Kindertransport Statue Opened in The Netherlands

A statue dedicated to the Kindertransport was unveiled at the Hook of Holland on 30 November 2011. Designed by internationally acclaimed sculptor Frank Meisler and supported by the Association of...

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