The Holocaust and Afterward in HungaryBarbara Heimannsberg wrote,“Probably a knowledge of history in and of itself makes up a comparatively small part of one’s sense of identity. More relevant is one’s relationship to history.”Planning is now underway for a dialogue Continue reading New Dialogue Group in Hungary being developed
22 – 24 January 2019 Kindertransport Academic Symposium To mark the 80th Anniversary of the movements that brought around 10,000 unaccompanied, mostly Jewish, children to the UK, a new, critical assessment of the Kindertransport will take place at a three-day symposium, Continue reading Kindertransport Academic Symposium, 22- 24 January in London
Design Concepts for UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre Revealed 27 January 2017 Announcement The UK’s National Holocaust Memorial and learning centre will stand in the shadow of Parliament, at the heart of our democracy, in Victoria Tower Gardens. Continue reading UK National Holocaust Memorial competition: send your feedback now!
Tuesday 25 April 2017 – Restoration of German Citizenship Post-Brexit many of us are considering applying for German (and other European) passports. Juliane Busch from the German Embassy will be giving a talk about Article 116 (2) Basic Law, Continue reading Second Generation Network events in London from April 2017
Ongoing – The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation Sir Peter Bazalgette, the Chair of the new UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation, is appealing to those who know of survivors, refugees and liberators who have never told their stories to come forward. The Continue reading Do you know a survivor who has not yet told their story?
Please click on this link for the interview with Lilian Black, chair of the HFSA in Leeds in which Lilian talks about the new Centre, its location and its benefits for future generations. http://www.hud.ac.uk/news/visitors/interviews/lilianblack.php Lilian Black, Chair of the Holocaust Continue reading New Holocaust Centre planned in Huddersfield to open in 2018
Play: Gabriel by Moira Buffini, touring until 20 May Set in 1943 on Nazi-occupied Guernsey, this play was originally at Soho Theatre in 1997. The Nazis have ousted Jeanne Becquet’s family from their home. The housekeeper dabbles in the black Continue reading Gabriel: a tense play set in the Nazi-occupied Channel Islands in 1943
We are looking for new Committee Members – please get in touch if you are interested in becoming more involved in the Network, specifically we are looking for people to help with publicity, membership and a treasurer.
Hosted by Manchester Regional Group of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain 21 May 2017, from 09.15 – 16.45 The Manchester Regional Group of the JGSGB is holding its 15th Annual Northern Conference on Sunday, 21 May 2017 at the Continue reading Annual Northern Jewish Genealogy Conference in Manchester 21 May 2017
If you missed Jewish Book Week, or have never attended and would like a flavour of it, try watching some of the sessions using this link: https://vimeo.com/jewishbookweek/videos Enjoy!