Holocaust Memorial Day

  • January 27, 2013

    "Denying historical facts, especially on such an important subject as the Holocaust, is just not acceptable. Nor is it acceptable to call for the elimination of any State or people. I would like to see this fundamental principle respected both in rhetoric and in practice by all the members of the international community," said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon back in 2005.

  • January 27, 2013

    Today (27 January 2013) is Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) with the theme “Communities Together: Build a Bridge”, when we remember the Nazi Holocaust as well as other acts of genocide in human history su

  • January 28, 2012

    Hundreds of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day took place as part of the worldwide commemoration on Friday 27 January, with more this weekend.

  • January 27, 2011

    Dr Rowan Williams has issued a statement marking Holocaust Memorial Day, emphasising the need to hear the 'Untold Stories' of all who have suffered genocide.

  • January 27, 2011

    One of Britain’s best-known rabbis, Dr Jonathan Romain, says that although it was a wonderful phrase, "never again" has proved tragically wrong regarding genocide.

  • January 27, 2011

    Ekklesia's good friend and contributor Harry Hagopian, an ecumenical, legal and political expert on the Middle East, has recently recorded a podcast on the appalling and murderous attack on the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, Egypt, on New Year's Eve 2010.

  • February 9, 2010

    A Polish Roman Catholic bishop who accused Jews of "inventing the Holocaust" has apologised and withdrawn accusations of manipulation against the news agency which published the interview.

  • January 27, 2010

    Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks offered a moving, reflective and hopeful 'Thought for the Day' on BBC Radio 4 this morning, highlighting the courage and resistance of those trapped in the Warsaw ghetto under the Nazis

  • January 27, 2010

    Today marks the observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. It should also enable us all to recognise and acknowledge the Armenian genocide of 1915-23, says Harry Hagopian - for the sake of moral and political truthfulness and healing.

  • January 27, 2010

    Tens of thousands of people in Britain and millions across the world are today (27 January 2010) marking Holocaust Memorial Day - taking the theme 'the legacy of hope' in seeking to remember the past so as to shape a better future.