Latest News

Reaffirmation of the Stockholm Declaration

Reaffirmation of the Stockholm Declaration

To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and 15 years since the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust, the members of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance are reaffirming their commitment to the Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust, which reads as follows:

…read more

Intergenerational conference

Intergenerational conference

The AJR, together with the Second Generation Network and the Kindertransport Association, co-organised an historic inter-generational gathering of Holocaust refugees and survivors and their descendants on Sunday 18 January 2015 at the Institute of Education. …read more

KT Newsletter

KT Newsletter

Click here to read the latest edition of the Kindertransport Newsletter. …link

Claims Conference announces increase in Homecare

Claims Conference announces increase in Homecare

Elderly Jewish Holocaust victims, the last of their generation to have endured the horrors of the Nazi genocide, will receive significantly more aid in 2015. …read more

Stephen Fry launches Memory Makers for HMD 2015

Stephen Fry launches Memory Makers for HMD 2015

Stephen Fry has joined a diverse group of British artists and Holocaust and genocide survivors in launching The Holocaust Memorial Day's new arts project in which survivors’ stories will be interpreted and explored through writing, poetry, ceramics, film, illustration and collage. …read more

Polish government pensions

Polish government pensions

On April 4, 2014, Poland passed legislation making it easier for eligible survivors who were Polish citizens on or after 1 September 1939 who currently live outside of Poland to qualify for monthly pensions. …read more

Former East Germany - Claims Conference Late Application Fund

Former East Germany - Claims Conference Late Application Fund

The Claims Conference established a Late Applicants Fund (“LAF”) of €50 million to accept applications from certain heirs of former owners of Jewish property/assets located in the former East Germany for which the Claims Conference received proceeds. Applications had to have been submitted by31 December 2014. …read more

Six Point Foundation poster competition

Six Point Foundation poster competition

Six Point Foundation makes grants to provide Jewish Holocaust survivors and refugees who face difficult financial circumstances and who are resident in the UK with extra support so that they can live a better life. …read more

Last Train to Tomorrow

Last Train to Tomorrow

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) was deeply honoured to welcome His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales as our special guest at the London premiere of The Last Train to Tomorrow at the Roundhouse on Sunday 9 November 2014. …read more