Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Holocaust Memorial Day is on 27th January, remembered on that day as it is the date in 1945 that Soviet troops entered Auschwitz-Birkenau the largest Nazi concentration camp. This years theme is 'Untold Stories' The Council for Christians and Jews along with Churches Together in Britain and Ireland has produced some litugical material for people to use in Church on the Sundays either side of 27th including audio visual resources.
The Holocaust Memorial Trust has it's own site with a vast range of material and resources for use with all ages.
On 25th January at Woodbrooke College the Birmingham branch of CCJ are holding a meeting with Philip Bowen-Hunt speaking on "How should we teach children about the Holocaust?".
Birmingham City Council are holding their annual Memorial event at the Town Hall on Sunday 23rd January at 2pm.