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70th Reunion celebration and unveiling of the Memory Quilt

70th Reunion celebration and unveiling of the Memory Quilt

to view and download hi res copies of the pictures please visit here More than 630 people including survivors, their ...

UK National Yom Hashoa Commemoration for the Holocaust 19 April 2015

UK National Yom Hashoa Commemoration for the Holocaust 19 April 2015

UK National Yom Hashoa Commemoration for the Holocaust 19 April 2015 Click to view ...

Prime Minister helps mark 70th anniversary of 45 Aid Society – (JEWISH NEWS)

Prime Minister helps mark 70th anniversary of 45 Aid Society – (JEWISH NEWS)

Prime Minister helps mark 70th anniversary of 45 Aid Society – (JEWISH NEWS) Prime Minister David Cameron sent warm messages ...

Quilt of memories tells remarkable story of Holocaust survivors – (HAM & HIGH)

Quilt of memories tells remarkable story of Holocaust survivors – (HAM & HIGH)

Quilt of memories tells remarkable story of Holocaust survivors – (HAM & HIGH) As the world prepares to mark the ...

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Survivors Remember

Survivors lit candles and held 1 minutes' silence in memory of those lost in the Holocaust. Survivors who had travelled ...

Lake District commemoration. 70 years since the arrival of The Boys in Windemere – 13 August 2015

Lake District commemoration. 70 years since the arrival of The Boys in Windemere – 13 August 2015

LDHP has put together a special exhibition to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the arrival of The Boys in the ...

News stories on 9 December 2015 from BBC London

News stories on 9 December 2015 from BBC London

News stories on 9 December 2015 from BBC London Memory Quilt goes on display at London Jewish Museum... Read Posts ...

Chocs away as boys reunite with pilot

Chocs away as boys reunite with pilot

Chocs away as boys reunite with pilot Read More ...

Memory Quilts Exhibition at London Jewish Museum on BBC Radio

Memory Quilts Exhibition at London Jewish Museum on BBC Radio

Memory Quilts Exhibition at London Jewish Museum on BBC Radio Memory Quilts exhibition features in interview by BBC Radio London ...

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Yom HaShoah Commemoration at Bushey

Second Generation member Frances Kahan, daughter of Joe Perl, writes about the Yom HaShoah Commemoration she organised in Bushey, Hertfordshire ...

Celebrating Ben – one of the boys

Celebrating Ben – one of the boys

Celebrating Ben – one of the boys Click to view ...

Memory Quilts wow Manchester

Memory Quilts wow Manchester

Memory Quilts wow Manchester ...

New Years Honours for Survivors

New Years Honours for Survivors

A number of The Boys feature among the 10 x Holocaust Survivors who have been recognised in the 2016 New ...

Memory Quilt Exhibition at The London Jewish Museum

Memory Quilt Exhibition at The London Jewish Museum

Monday 7 December 2015 until Friday 5 February 2016 The London Jewish Museum has put together a special exhibition featuring ...

London Mayor reads from the book ‘The Boys’

London Mayor reads from the book ‘The Boys’

London Mayor reads from the book ‘The Boys’ London Mayor Sadiq Khan referred to the 'The Boys' and read an ...

Arek Hersh at 2017 Reunion

Arek Hersh at 2017 Reunion

Arek Hersh at 2017 Reunion ...

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018: What’s on in Newcastle and Gateshead

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018: What’s on in Newcastle and Gateshead

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018: What’s on in Newcastle and Gateshead Holocaust Memorial Day 2018: What's on in Newcastle and Gateshead ...

Newly-knighted Sir Ben Helfgott speaks of ‘honour’ of being sculpted by Frances Segelman.

Newly-knighted Sir Ben Helfgott speaks of ‘honour’ of being sculpted by Frances Segelman.

Newly-knighted Sir Ben Helfgott speaks of ‘honour’ of being sculpted by Frances Segelman. Read More ...

3rd Generation get together is a big success

3rd Generation get together is a big success

The first of hopefully many social meetings for the 3rd Generation took place on Sunday 15th October in north London, ...

RAF veteran, 94, gives Holocaust survivors he helped save a poignant gift at emotional 45 Aid Society dinner

RAF veteran, 94, gives Holocaust survivors he helped save a poignant gift at emotional 45 Aid Society dinner

RAF veteran, 94, gives Holocaust survivors he helped save a poignant gift at emotional 45 Aid Society dinner Read More ...

The 300 youngsters, who became known as the Windermere Boys, although there were also girls, were taken to the Lake District to recuperate before embarking on new lives

The 300 youngsters, who became known as the Windermere Boys, although there were also girls, were taken to the Lake District to recuperate before embarking on new lives

The 300 youngsters, who became known as the Windermere Boys, although there were also girls, were taken to the Lake ...

Robert Rinder tweet about Prague trip

Robert Rinder tweet about Prague trip

Robert Rinder tweet about Prague trip Read More ...

Holocaust Survivors and Four Generations of Their Families Recreate Iconic Photograph

Holocaust Survivors and Four Generations of Their Families Recreate Iconic Photograph

Holocaust Survivors and Four Generations of Their Families Recreate Iconic Photograph Read More ...

Reunited with Flight Sergeant who flew them to Britain after the Holocaust

Reunited with Flight Sergeant who flew them to Britain after the Holocaust

Reunited with Flight Sergeant who flew them to Britain after the Holocaust Read More ...

Radio Cumbria tweet about the taking of the photo

Radio Cumbria tweet about the taking of the photo

Radio Cumbria tweet about the taking of the photo Read More ...

Radio Cumbria tweet about the taking of the photo in Prague

Radio Cumbria tweet about the taking of the photo in Prague

The Windermere Boys’ and relatives gather to recreate poignant photo in Prague Read More - The Westmorland Gazette ...

Auschwitz survivor’s ultimate victory over abusers as he celebrates 90th birthday

Auschwitz survivor’s ultimate victory over abusers as he celebrates 90th birthday

Auschwitz survivor’s ultimate victory over abusers as he celebrates 90th birthday Read More - Mirror ...

Our beautiful Lake District helped heal orphans of the Holocaust

Our beautiful Lake District helped heal orphans of the Holocaust

Our beautiful Lake District helped heal orphans of the Holocaust Read More ...

Sir Ben Helfgott

Sir Ben Helfgott

Sir Ben Helfgott ‘The Boys’ and their families return to Prague 74 years after liberation to recreate iconic photo In ...

The True Story Of The WW2 Holocaust Survivors Who Became The Windermere Children

The True Story Of The WW2 Holocaust Survivors Who Became The Windermere Children

The True Story Of The WW2 Holocaust Survivors Who Became The Windermere Children Read More - Jewish News ...

Uncle Sam’s treacherous journey to Britian

Uncle Sam’s treacherous journey to Britian

Uncle Sam’s treacherous journey to Britian Read More ...

UK Prime Minister's Holocaust Commission Report

UK Prime Minister’s Holocaust Commission Report

Prime Minister’s Holocaust Commission Report The Report from the UK Prime Minister’s Holocaust Commission is now available. Entitled: “Britain’s Promise ...

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Yom Ha Shoa Event – Sun 19 Apr, 2pm

A National Commemoration Event will take place Yom Ha Shoa on Sun 19 Apr, at 2pm in North London. Details ...

Hannah Gelbart’s mother and aunt, Rosalind Gelbart (left) and Julia Burton

Survivors’ Memory Quilt in London News

In January 2015 the Camden New Journal in London highlighted the work of the Second Generation of the 45 Aid ...

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“Stitch In Time” – Jewish News Features Memory Quilt Project

in December 2014 the London Jewish News featured the 45 Aid Society and Second Generation and the Memory Quilt project ...

65th Anniversary Reunion Dinner

65th Anniversary Reunion Dinner

Over 300 people attended the Reunion Dinner of the 45 Aid Society’s 65th anniversary. The evening was attended by the ...

Dinner and Recital

Dinner and Recital

Jewish Care Charity Registration Number 802559 One of the most exciting sopranos in the world Natasha Marsh In aid of ...

Yom Hashoah From Grief to Hope

Yom Hashoah From Grief to Hope

The Chief Rabbi invites the community to commemorate Yom Hashoah on Monday 12 April 2010 at Edgware United Synagogue.  Doors ...

Yom Hashoah Forum 11 April

Yom Hashoah Forum 11 April

A number of organisations have collaborated to form a Forum for Yom Hoshoah falls this year on Sunday 11 April 2010 and willl ...

45 Aid Reunion 2010

45 Aid Reunion 2010

A major celebration involving 2nd and 3rd generation is being planned for this year’s 45 Aid Reunion, the 65th event ...

LJCC lectures

LJCC lectures

During March, there are 5 lectures being given at the London Jewish Cultural Centre (LJCC). These unique events will be ...

Lecture

Lecture

The ’45 Aid Society in conjunction with London Jewish Cultural Centre invite you to: The 34th Annual Leonard G.Montefiore Memorial ...

Jewish Living Expo 2012

Jewish Living Expo 2012

Jewish Living Expo will take place on Sunday 18th March 2012 at Wembley Stadium. Book now for a great day ...

Annual Reunion 2012

Annual Reunion 2012

The 67th Annual Reunion of the 45 Aid Society took place on Sunday 6th May 2012. Over 230 people attended ...

VOICES magazine

VOICES magazine

VOICES is the newsletter produced “The Second Generation NETWORK” another UK Second Generation group. Click to Download the Voice Newsletter (PDF)‘ ...

Reunion 2011

Reunion 2011

The’ 45 Aid Society’ together with the 2nd Generation Committee held their annual reunion dinner on Sunday 8th May 2011. It ...

Survivor Talk April 3rd 2011

Survivor Talk April 3rd 2011

The talk starts at 7pm and is at Henrietta Barnet School Central Square Hampstead Garden Suburb NW11 7BN.’ ‘ ...

New North London Synagogue

New North London Synagogue

oman Halter together with his daughter Aviva have designed, made and installed two stained-glass windows in the newly built New ...

International Tracing Service

International Tracing Service

The ITS (International Tracing Service) has recently allowed access to over 50m documents from the war which were previously unavailable ...

67th Annual Reunion Dinner

67th Annual Reunion Dinner

The ’45 Aid Society Annual Dinner will be held on Sunday 6th May 2012 at the same venue as last ...

2014 Annual Reunion

2014 Annual Reunion

The 2014 Annual Reunion was held on Sunday 4th May at the Holiday Inn, Carburton Street, London It was a ...

UK Holocaust Commission - Our response

UK Holocaust Commission – Our response

On 30 May 2014, the 45 Aid Society Holocaust Survivors and 2nd & 3rd Generation members submitted a formal letter ...

Memory Quilt Project - Dates and Plans

Memory Quilt Project – Dates and Plans

To mark 2015, the 70th Year Anniversary of the Liberation of the Camps, the 2nd & 3rd Generation group is creating ...

Adash Bulwa

Adash Bulwa

One of "The Boys" who survived forced labour, concentration camps and death marches to build a legacy in Manchester ...

The Ascot Holocaust Education Project was featured on ‘Do the Right Thing’

The Ascot Holocaust Education Project was featured on ‘Do the Right Thing’

Click to view The Ascot Holocaust Education Project was featured on ‘Do the Right Thing’ on Channel 5 on 15th ...

Review of Marie Paneth book in iNews

Review of Marie Paneth book in iNews

Click image to visit News Source “To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric,” argued German philosopher Theodor W Adorno. He ...

Review of Tom Palmer book in Jewish News

Review of Tom Palmer book in Jewish News

Click image to visit News Source Tom Palmer’s powerful and moving novel After The War is inspired by the true-life story of The ...

Review in the Daily Telegraph on 16th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’, featuring Rob Rinder and Angela Cohen:

Review in the Daily Telegraph on 16th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’, featuring Rob Rinder and Angela Cohen:

Click image to visit News Source Some documentaries make for tough but necessary viewing. The stories told in the concluding ...

Review in Hello Magazine on 16th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Review in Hello Magazine on 16th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source Judge Rinder is currently appearing in My Family, the Holocaust & Me with Robert Rinder, which sees ...

Review in the Times on 10th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Review in the Times on 10th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source It is a moral imperative that we hear exactly what happened to victims of ...

Feature in ‘Who do you think you are magazine’ on 10th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Feature in ‘Who do you think you are magazine’ on 10th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source In 2018, barrister and TV presenter Robert Rinder appeared on Who Do You Think You Are? Focusing ...

Review in Mail Online on 10th November of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Review in Mail Online on 10th November of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source Viewers watching television judge Robert Rinder learn how members of his family were mercilessly ...

Review on Entertainment Daily on 10th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me'

Review on Entertainment Daily on 10th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source My Family, the Holocaust & Me with Robert Rinder aired last night and the TV ...

Review in the Sunday Post (Scotland) on 10th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Review in the Sunday Post (Scotland) on 10th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source Appearing on the genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are? often proves to ...

Review in the Guardian of TV documentary, ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’ on 9th November 2020

Review in the Guardian of TV documentary, ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’ on 9th November 2020

Click image to visit News Source In 2018, Robert “Judge” Rinder took part in the BBC series Who Do You ...

Review in iNEws on 9th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Review in iNEws on 9th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source Two years ago, barrister and TV personality Robert Rinder appeared on a moving episode ...

Preview in History Extra magazine on 9th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Preview in History Extra magazine on 9th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source How did My Family, the Holocaust and Me come about? ...

Preview in Metro on 9th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Preview in Metro on 9th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source Following the first part of Robert Rinder’s documentary My Family, The Holocaust and Me ...

Preview in the Courier (Scotland) on 7th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Preview in the Courier (Scotland) on 7th November 2020 of ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source Two years ago, while making an episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, ...

Story in the Jewish Chronicle on the TV documentary ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’ on 6th November 2020

Story in the Jewish Chronicle on the TV documentary ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’ on 6th November 2020

Click image to visit News Source Just over 80 years ago, the Jews of Europe were getting their first wholesale ...

Interview in Jewish News on 5th November 2020 on ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Interview in Jewish News on 5th November 2020 on ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source Without knowing the brutal history of this place, the sprawling mound rising from the ...

Interview in the Sun on 4th November 2020 on ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Interview in the Sun on 4th November 2020 on ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source During the two-part series the star, who is most well known for his role ...

Feature in Radio Times on 3rd November 2020 about ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Feature in Radio Times on 3rd November 2020 about ‘My family, the Holocaust and Me’

Click image to visit News Source Participants in the upcoming two-part BBC One documentary My Family, The Holocaust and Me ...

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Beautiful paintings by Sam Dresner, who is sadly no longer with us

Idessa (Sam’s mother) This portrait of Sam’s mother, Idessa, was painted from memory. He last saw her in the Ghetto ...

The Jewish Chronicle runs a large feature on the Southampton Boys

The Jewish Chronicle runs a large feature on the Southampton Boys

Click image to visit News Source ‘The Jewish Chronicle runs a large feature on the Southampton Boys ...