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Holocaust Memorial Day 2022
This year for Holocaust Memorial Day I have chosen to support a charity close to my Grandma’s heart – the Holocaust Educational Trust, which is based in London. In her later years my Grandma, herself a Holocaust survivor, was active in educating the public about this darkest of periods in history. When she sadly passed away in 2019 she asked that any donations made at her funeral go to the trust. Their work is vitally important as we can only avert any such scenario happening again through remembrance and educating future generations.
In their own words, “The Holocaust Educational Trust…aim is to educate young people from every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learned for today. The Trust works in schools, universities and in the community to raise awareness and understanding of the Holocaust, providing teacher training, an outreach programme for schools, teaching aids and resource material. One of our earliest achievements was ensuring that the Holocaust formed part of the National Curriculum for History. We continue to play a leading role in training teachers on how best to teach the Holocaust.”
Sophia x 🦋