Category Archives: Auschwitz

Holocaust Memorial, Day 27 January 2017

In memory of all the Jews, Russian POW, Gypsies, Homosexuals, Disabled and other minority groups who were deemed by the Nazis to be “untermenschen” and therefore suitable for extermination. Nothing else needs be said.

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Student “Snowflakes” need protecting!

University students upset by lectures covering “sensitive topics” could be given deadline extensions, exam resits or exemptions from set work to ensure they are not disadvantaged. Guidance drawn up by Newcastle University warns that students could be so distressed by … Continue reading

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Polandan’s Jewish cemeteries reclaimed…..

Nature has taken over some of Poland’s Jewish cemeteries. But a group of volunteers is trying to ensure those buried in them aren’t forgotten. Alicja Mroczkowska, one of the organisers, hands out gardening gloves. We’ve a choice of rakes and … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for everyone to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution … Continue reading

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Anita Lasker-Wallfisch……………musician and Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camp survivor

On Friday 17 July 2015, surrounded by family and music, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch will celebrate her 90th birthday. Anita survived Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. She came to London in 1946 and became a focal member of the musical community, a co-founder of … Continue reading

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Disgraceful British teenagers steal artefacts from Auschwitz

Two British teenagers have spent the night in a Polish jail after being arrested at the former Auschwitz death camp on suspicion of stealing artefacts that belonged to former prisoners. The boys, both 17, attend the £15,000-a-year independent Perse school … Continue reading

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