Holocaust

These Eerie WWII Relics Are Being Unearthed By Poland's Drought

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

The recent drought in Poland has revealed an astonishing array of artefacts from the World War Two. A Soviet fighter-bomber plane, still containing...

Mitigating Trauma Amongst Genocide Survivors and their Children and Grandchildren

Noam Schimmel | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK
Noam Schimmel

In the case of Holocaust survivors, in Europe and North America it was only in the late 1970s and 1980s that society slowly and sometimes hesitantly became willing to hear and increasingly receptive to their narratives of pain, loss, and rebuilding of their lives.

Sarah Ann Harris

Holocaust Survivor 'Couldn't Hold Back Tears' For European Migrants

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK

Ben Helfgott arrived in the UK 70 years ago today, orphaned by the Holocaust and far from his native home in Poland. Aged just 15, Helfgott’s sho...

Immigrant Crisis is an Opportunity to Right Some Wrongs

Simon Wallfisch | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK
Simon Wallfisch

If we only approach this crisis in a humane way, let people in, we will certainly find future national treasures. Strength of character; Strong will; Determination; Intelligence. These are welcome gifts to any employer.

Remnants Of Jewish Victims Used For Nazi Experiments Found In Test Tubes

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

Remains of Jewish victims killed in Nazi gas chambers and kept for experiments have been discovered in test tubes and a jar in France. The autopsy ...

How Oskar Groening's Sentencing For Holocaust Crimes Fiercely Divided Opinion

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

Former SS officer Oskar Groening has been sentenced to four years in prison after being found guilty of accessory to murder 300,000 people. The...

'Bookkeeper Of Auschwitz' Sentenced To Prison

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

A 94-year-old former SS officer dubbed the “bookkeeper of Auschwitz” has been handed a four-year jail sentence after being found guilty of being a...

'British Schindler' Nicholas Winton Dies Aged 106

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK

Sir Nicholas Winton, a British man who almost single-handedly rescued more than 650 children from the Nazi concentrations camps, died on Wednesday. He...

George Galloway Holds Nothing Back In Scathing Attack On Tony Blair's New Job

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK

Former Respect MP George Galloway has launched an attack upon his old foe Tony Blair. The former Prime Minister has landed himself a role as the h...

Blair Lands New Role Fighting Anti-Semitism And Holocaust Denial

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

Tony Blair has landed himself a new role as the head of an international organisation that fights anti-Semitism and campaigns for the criminalisation ...

Justice Delayed and Denied

Noam Schimmel | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK
Noam Schimmel

The conclusions of the study will provide Germany with the information needed to reflect upon how and why such injustice was allowed and sustained for decades and to ensure better mechanisms for human rights accountability now and in the future in the German legal system. It will also enable a necessary public discussion of how this failure to prosecute and punish can be addressed at such a late date.

Remembering the Armenian Genocide

Stephen Liddell | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Stephen Liddell

Most of us are familiar with the holocaust in WW2 enacted by Nazi Germany against Jewish people, Gypsies, communists and the mentally ill but this week sees the 100th anniversary of another holocaust or Genocide, the Armenian Genocide in Turkey...

Racists on Trains and the Silence of the Bystander

Gabriel Webber | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK
Gabriel Webber

History's worst acts of evil all happened amidst the silence of the bystander. Ms Nagesh is most unwise to encourage her readers to keep quiet when they witness acts of hatred.

To Remember a Remarkable Teenager Let's All Be #NotSilent

Gillian Walnes MBE | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK
Gillian Walnes MBE

We are raising our collective voices and making a noise to remember a young girl, who thanks to the tenacity of her Holocaust survivor father Otto Frank and the publication of her diary, could eventually not be silenced.

Katie Hopkins: What Can We Do - Now That "Just Ignore Her" Is No Longer an Option?

Rob Atkinson | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Rob Atkinson

So what can we do about Katie? Katie the failed "Apprentice", Katie the Met Office drop-out, Katie the shameless 'media-tart' - loathe her or hate her, you cannot deny that she is an assiduous placer of irons in her own particular fire.

Katie Hopkins 'Makes Vile Holocaust Joke' About Ed Miliband And His Wife

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Politics

Katie Hopkins has been accused of stepping up her campaign against Ed Miliband by making a Holocaust “joke” about his wife Justine. The Sun co...

Why It's Important to Protest Against Injustice on Holocaust Memorial Day

Dan Glass | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK
Dan Glass

I believe that memorialisation without action is part of the problem. The 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau is as good a time as any to deliver that message.

Jessica Elgot

The UK Man Who Tracks Britain's Living War Criminals, Just Don't Call Him A Nazi Hunter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we rememb...

Leader Of Rome's Jewish Community Locked In At Auschwitz And Arrested

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK

The leader of Rome's Jewish community was inadvertently locked in at Auschwitz on Tuesday night while taking back in a live broadcast commemorating th...

Peer Causes Outrage With This 'Unbelievable' Auschwitz Comparison

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Politics

A senior Plaid Cymru peer has apologised for "any offence caused" after making comparing the Trident submarine base to the Nazi concentration camp Aus...

Why It's Important to Document the Lives of Holocaust Survivors

Anna Cox | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Anna Cox

It's how and why the memories of one of the darkest moments in human history should be kept alive that formed the theme of the film. And during the months making it I was struck by the myriad of ways those who suffered the atrocities of the Holocaust have chosen to pass their memories on. How they refuse to allow the echo of what they witnessed fade.

Always Remember, Never Forget

Phillip Mark McGough | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Phillip Mark McGough

The Six Million is more than just a collective noun: Here were six million individual tragedies, six million individual stories- stories just like Aunt Rosa's- six million individual lives, each one of them truncated by homicidal antisemitism.

Why I Should Have Chosen My Words More Carefully When Talking About the Holocaust

Sophia Eribo | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Sophia Eribo

I should have taken more care not to in any way denigrate the spirit of January 27th and all it stands for.

We Have Much to Learn From How Holocaust Survivors Managed to Retain Their Sense of Meaning

Rabbi Naftali Schiff | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Rabbi Naftali Schiff

We are often told that as Jews, we should end our "unhealthy obsession" with the Holocaust; that it is now time to move on. Whilst this may seem sacrilegious to some, as an educator, I would like to suggest that perhaps we do need to re-evaluate the messages that we take from this darkest period of recent Jewish history and their long term import.

Britain To Make Huge Investment On Holocaust Memorial

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Politics

British Prime Minister David Cameron has unveiled plans for a national memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. As survivors of the Auschwitz Nazi de...