The UK Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 will be streamed online on 27 January at 7pm. At 8pm, get ready to Light the Darkness with us. Households across the UK will be lighting candles and safely putting them in their windows to remember those who were murdered for who they were and to stand against prejudice and hatred today.
Light a candle and put it in your window at 8pm on 27 January (if you are able to do so safely). #HolocaustMemorialDay #LightTheDarkness
Note:Originally published: U.S.: Pantheon, 1992.Cover and spine title: The complete Maus.Contents: My father bleeds history. Originally published: as Maus. New York: Pantheon, 1986; London: Deutsch, 1987 - And here my troubles began. Originally published: as Maus II. New York: Pantheon, 1991; London: Deutsch, 1992.EnglishPulitzer Prize
Leaves in a Holocaust Wind with author Robert Dawson
Tuesday 11 January, 7pm. Online Event: Booking via Eventbrite
Join author Robert Dawson to discuss his book Leaves in a Holocaust Wind - Looking at the fate of Gypsies and Roma people under the Nazi's. Event organised by the Friends of Carnegie Library.
PASSPORTS FOR LIFE: A discussion on the Ładoś Group
Tuesday 25 January, 6.30pm to 9pm Clapham Library. SW4 7DB Booking via Eventbrite
Join Monika Maniewska, Pilecki Institute and member of the International Committee of the Ładoś Group with historian Roger Moorhouse to discuss the continuing importance and resonance of the Ładoś List. 80 years ago Polish diplomats, in cooperation with Jewish circles, launched the so-called 'passport initiative' to save Jews from the Holocaust - known as Ładoś Group they issued fake passports and citizenship certificates for Latin American countries saving so many from being sent to death camps.
All welcome: 6.30pm: Exhibition reception 7pm: Talk and discussion 8pm: Meet the contributors
Passports for Life: Exhibition on Ładoś's list
Showing until Friday 28 January Clapham Library. SW4 7DB Exhibition available during Library opening hours
80 years ago, in 1941, in Bern, Switzerland, Polish diplomats, in cooperation with Jewish circles, launched the so-called 'passport initiative' to save Jews from the Holocaust. Aleksander Ładoś and others known as Ładoś Group, issued fake passports and citizenship certificates for Latin American countries saving so many from being sent to death camps.
Lambeth Libraries are grateful to the Pilecki Institutefor bringing this unique exhibition, on the work of the Ładoś Group, to London.