Genocide and its Discontents

Christopher Hale is a documentary producer and non-fiction author. He has written about the Nazi genocide in ‘Himmler’s Crusade’, ‘Hitler’s Foreign Executioners’ and ‘Deception: How the Nazis Tricked the Last Jews of Europe’. In 2020, he graduated from the University of Edinburgh School of Law with an LLM in Human Rights – focusing on the … Continue reading Genocide and its Discontents

Educating People to Speak Up Against Anti-Semitism and Hate: Theatre Performance of ‘Thin Edge of the Wedge’

By Phyllis Zimbler Miller Phyllis Zimbler Miller is a screenwriter, playwright and published author in Los Angeles whose free nonfiction theater project www.ThinEdgeOfTheWedge.com has been developed to combat anti-Semitism and hate while encouraging critical thinking. She is also the co-author of the Jewish holiday book SEASONS FOR CELEBRATION. Definition of "thin edge of the wedge": A minor … Continue reading Educating People to Speak Up Against Anti-Semitism and Hate: Theatre Performance of ‘Thin Edge of the Wedge’

HMD 2021: In conversation with Holocaust Survivor Zigi Shipper (BEM)

by Hannah WilsonWeb, Blog and Social Media Coordinator, British Association for Holocaust Studies “Why shouldn’t I be happy? Whatever Hitler tried to do, I’ve got six grandchildren, two daughters, three great grandchildren. Why shouldn’t I enjoy life? And I do enjoy life, I always did.” - Zigi Shipper A short time ago, I was invited … Continue reading HMD 2021: In conversation with Holocaust Survivor Zigi Shipper (BEM)

The Holocaust in Radoszkowice (Belarus) – In memory of Baruch Shuv (1924-2020)

Dr. Daniela Ozacky-Stern Dr. Daniela Ozacky-Stern is a Post-doctoral researcher in the Institute of Holocaust Research, at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Additionally, she is a lecturer at The Holocaust Studies Program at The Western Galilee College, in Akko, Israel. She conducted her postdoctoral research at Yad Vashem, researching Jewish escapes to the forest during theHolocaust, and was … Continue reading The Holocaust in Radoszkowice (Belarus) – In memory of Baruch Shuv (1924-2020)

The Admiral who admired Hitler: Sir Barry Domvile, Nazism and early Historical Revisionism

By Steven Woodbridge Dr. Steven Woodbridge is Senior Lecturer in History at Kingston University, Surrey. In 1947 an autobiography was published entitled From Admiral to Cabin Boy. It had been penned by a former British Navy Admiral, Sir Barry Domvile, shortly after he was released from internment in 1943. However, it was not a conventional … Continue reading The Admiral who admired Hitler: Sir Barry Domvile, Nazism and early Historical Revisionism

Sketching the Horrors of Auschwitz: The Artwork of Ella Liebermann-Shiber by Hannah Wilson

Hannah Wilson, MA is a graduate of the Weiss-Livnat International MA program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa (Israel). In 2016, began her PhD research on the material memory of Sobibór at the Department of History, Nottingham Trent University (UK), funded by the AHRC Midlands4Cities Award. She is Blog Editor and Co-Social Media … Continue reading Sketching the Horrors of Auschwitz: The Artwork of Ella Liebermann-Shiber by Hannah Wilson

Churchill and the Auschwitz Bombing Debate: personal or political failure?

Daniel Adamson Daniel Adamson is a PhD student at Durham University. His research explores portrayals of the relationship between Britain and the Holocaust. [Opinions are author's own] Introduction Throughout the summer of 1944, in response to several aerial reconnaissance reports and proposals submitted by both the Jewish Agency and War Refugee Board, Churchill’s war cabinet … Continue reading Churchill and the Auschwitz Bombing Debate: personal or political failure?