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VD: Auschwitz 75

this morning (thursday 23rd), 10.51-10.59pm, on bbc 2 tv 

victoria derbyshire concludes with …

World leaders are gathering in Israel for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the concentration camp where the Nazis killed over a million Jewish people.”

including interviews with …

• adampol survivor hannah lewis

• ss st louis survivor sonja sternberg

• ss st louis survivor gisela feldman

karen pollock, ceo holocaust educational trust


LW: Gena Turgel

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.41-8.46pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.13pm on thursday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Gena Turgel, the holocaust survivor who married one of the British soldiers who liberated her.”

including contributions from …
• reporter paul martin
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust

Newsbeat: Uni anti-semitism

this afternoon (monday 18th), 12.53-12.57pm, on bbc radio 1
newsbeat (presented by steve holden) includes …

Jewish students have been telling newsbeat they’ve been put off certain universities over claims of prejudice against them on campus.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jim connolly
josh holt of the union of jewish students
melantha chittenden, chair of labour jewish students
karen pollock, ceo of the holocaust educational trust
dave rich of the community service trust

HMD: Commons debate 2018

last thursday afternon (18th january), 2.57-5.00pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons 18/1/2018 includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

speeches by …
Andrew Percy (C)
Louise Ellman (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (C)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Bob Blackman (C)
Lyn Brown (Lab)
Paul Masterton (C)
Stephen Twigg (Lab)
Matthew Offord (C)
Stephen Lloyd (LD)
Eddie Hughes (C)
Ian Paisley (DUP)
Alex Sobel (Lab)
Christine Jardine (LD)
Liz McInnes (Lab)
Jim Shannon (DUP)
Martin Whitfield (Lab)
Mike Gapes (Lab)
Neil Gray (SNP)
Yvonne Fovargue (Lab)
Rishi Sunak (C))
interventions by …
Ruth Smeeth (Lab)
Bob Stewart (C)
Daniel Kawczinski (C)
Luke Pollard (Lab)

(transcript at
(if you missed it, available from 2:54:20 to 4:56:30 at

HMD: Lincolnshire

last friday morning (27th january), 10.47-10.53am, on bbc radio lincolnshire
melvyn in the morning (presented by ashlea tracey) includes …

“Holocaust Memorial Day.”

including interview with …
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust
• survivor hannah lewis (more…)

Corbyn v Smith

last sunday evening (18th september), 6.00-7.30pm, on jewish news tv online
corbyn v smith jw3 leadership hustings (chaired by lucy manning, bbc news special correspondent)
including questions from … (more…)

Keeping the memory alive

this morning (tuesday 27th), 11.00-11.30am, on bbc radio 4
anne frank’s trees: keeping the memory alive (bbc “documentary of the week”)
includes interviews with …
• auschwitz survivor freddie knoller (vienna, 1921)
gillian walms of anne frank trust uk
• kindertransport child ernest simon (eisenstadt, 1930)
• london guide david rosenberg,who talks about szmul zygielbojm
olivia marks-woldman, chief executive of the holcaust memorial day trust uk
aviva trupp, holocaust survivor centre manager
kim strickson and chris squires, of the kiklees buttons collection
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust (more…)

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