Relief Workers in the Aftermath of the Second World War: Two British Heroes of the Holocaust

Barnabas Balint Barnabas Balint is a Master of Studies student in Modern European History at Magdalen College, Oxford, researching young Jewish resistance in Belgium and France. He completed his undergraduate degree in History at the University of Exeter in 2019. His research interests focus on the Holocaust and Jewish responses to persecution in Hungary, France … Continue reading Relief Workers in the Aftermath of the Second World War: Two British Heroes of the Holocaust

Jane Haining: the Scottish protector of Jews who perished at Auschwitz

Daniel Adamson Given his family connections to Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, Daniel Adamson (PhD student at Durham University) was inspired to explore further the remarkable story of local figure Jane Haining. A Christian missionary who worked in Budapest, Haining risked her life to assist Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust, before herself perishing at Auschwitz-Birkenau … Continue reading Jane Haining: the Scottish protector of Jews who perished at Auschwitz

The Evidence of Humanity? Swedish Efforts to Save Slovak Jews During the Holocaust

Dr. Denisa Nešťáková Dr. Denisa Nešťáková is a historian. Since May 2019 she has worked as a research associate at the Herder Institute for the project “‘Family Planning’ in East Central Europe from the 19th Century until the Authorization of ‘the Pill’”, focusing on Czechoslovakia. She studied History and Slovak language and literature at the Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), … Continue reading The Evidence of Humanity? Swedish Efforts to Save Slovak Jews During the Holocaust