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The Tears of Monterini
Amanda Weinberg
7 April 2021

On Wednesday 7 April, Boys Town Jerusalem and Yad Vashem UK held a Book talk where author Amanda Weinberg discussed her book, The Tears of Monterini.

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Forged in Fury
by Michael Elkins

The discussion was led by Simon Bentley, Chairman of Yad Vashem UK Foundation and was attending by approximately 16 people.

Many of you know the story of the death camps - Auschwitz, Birkenau, Ravensbrück and Treblinka.  What you might not know is the story of the Jewish resistance to the horrors of the death camps - of the courageous men and women who dared to make a stand and fight. This book also tells a story of ‘Din’ meaning, ‘judgement’ in Hebrew. In 1945, after the war, a small group of Jews formed this secret organisation to ensure the Nazis should know the pain to torture and brutality suffered by over 6 million Jews.  Many powerful Nazis died at their hands – and then they worked out the most daring plan of all, a scheme to poison the water supply to a quarter of a million German homes.
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Business Breakfast November 2019

Margaret Hodge was Minister for Children in 2003, before becoming Minister of State for Culture and Tourism in 2005. In 2010 she was elected Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee where she served until 2015. Since 2018, Margaret has been Chair of Council at Royal Holloway, University of London. Margaret is a strong advocate for Holocaust Education and the awareness of antisemitism, confronting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in parliament on this.
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Kasztner’s Train by Anna Porter

Jews who fled Hitler and changed the world. The heroic story of Rezsö Kasztner, the “Hungarian Oskar Schindler” who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from certain death at the hands of the Nazis, only to be accused of collaboration and
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The National Portrait Gallery

On 25 September the Yad Vashem UK Foundation and National Portrait Gallery celebrated the Gallery's acquisition of a bronze sculpture of Sir Ben Helfgott,
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And God Saw That It Was Bad
by Otto Weiss

'And God Saw That It Was Bad' was composed by the author in Terezin as a surprise birthday present for his wife, Irena, and was produced with the conspiratorial artistic assistance of his young daughter Helga.  Both Irena and Helga survived the Holocaust.
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Screening of ‘No Asylum’
and Q&A with Eva Schloss

To mark the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp by the British Army, a special screening of the documentary "No Asylum - The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank's Story" was held at the Kinloss Synagogue in Finchley, north London on 15 April 2019.
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If you would like information on any of our events please contact: events@yadvashem.org.uk