International Holocaust Remembrance Day


In 2005, the United Nations designated January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Here is a selection of links to recent articles that are Holocaust-related. I might update this post during the day as more articles get published.

Articles on the Jewish Chronicles Online:

England stars’ DVD assists goals for Shoah studies

Politicians challenge extremism in the European Parliament

Other Web Articles:

A book review on The FT: Witness to genocide

Chiune Sugihara, Japan Diplomat Who Saved 6,000 Jews During Holocaust, Remembered, a Huffington Post article

App review on The Guardian: New photos, videos and app shed fresh light on Anne Frank’s family life

A Lens On Prewar Europe, The Jewish Week reviews a major exhibit at the ICP (International Center of Photography)

Holocaust Posts on this blog

7 thoughts on “International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  1. I imagine this day is more of an emphasis in Europe – I don’t hear anything of it here in the U.S. As I said to Jane on FB, I believe Chiune Sugihara was the diplomat who saved my teacher (and thus saved the Mir Yeshiva). Quite a hero.

  2. Yes, a lovely tribute. I saw that the England football team had been working on this educational resource. It portrays them in a more illuminating light than some of the antics they get up to on the football pitch. Good for them.

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