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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 has 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 must be submitted before 31 December 2014. …read more

Annual Election Meeting

Owing to unforeseen exceptional circumstances we had to postpone the Annual Election Meeting that was due to take place on 18 November. The Meeting will now be held at 10:30am on Tuesday 16 December 2014 at Belsize Square Synagogue, 51 Belsize Square, London NW3 4HX. …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.

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Child Survivor Fund

The Claims Conference has reached a landmark agreement with the German Finance Ministry to provide compensation to Jewish child survivors of the Holocaust, defined as Nazi victims born on or after 1 January 1928. …read more

AJR Annual Celebration

AJR Annual Celebration

Some 200 guests attended the AJR's annual Celebration at the Watford Hilton on Sunday 21 September when guests were treated to a selection of songs performed by Glenys Groves and Sacha Naoumenko from the Royal Opera accompanied by violinist Cormac Browne and Diana Franklin on piano. …read more

KT Newsletter

KT Newsletter

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