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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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AJR HMD Commemoration

Our Annual HMD Service will be held in conjunction with Belsize Square Synagogue via Zoom. The theme for 2021 is ‘Be the light in the darkness’.
 
 Bart van Es, author of the Costa Book of the Year...

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AJR Refugee Voices HMD Event: Voices For A Better World

Online launch of AJR Refugee Voices Testimony Archive's new film VOICES FOR A BETTER WORLD, followed by a panel discussion.
 
 Please join us for the online launch of our new film VOICES FOR A BETTER...

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UK Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony

The UK Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 ceremony will be streamed online at 7pm. This will be our first fully digital ceremony.
 
 The ceremony will run from 7–8pm.
 
 At 8pm, get ready to Light the...

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Kindertransport: Remembering & Rethinking Podcast

This week, the Hollywood press announced that Sir Anthony Hopkins is set to bring the story of the Kindertransport to a mass global audience when he stars in a forthcoming biopic about Sir Nicholas...

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Exhibition "Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust" opens at the Wiener Holocaust Library

The Wiener Holocaust Library, after being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will open again this week with new health and safety measures, as well as a new exhibition, Jewish Resistance...

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Symposium 'Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust in the UK' is available online

The three-part symposium "Teaching & Learning About the Holocaust in the UK" is now available to watch online. Sponsored by the AJR, in partnership with the UK Delegation to the International...

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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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