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GSI Newsletter

GSI Newsletter

Click here to read the latest Generations of the Shoah International (GSI) newsletter. …link

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

We were delighted to welcome the author and BBC Radio 4 presenter Edward Stourton as our guest speaker at our commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day. …read more

AJR Journal celebrates 70th anniversary edition

AJR Journal celebrates 70th anniversary edition

It is with great pride that the Association of Jewish Refugees will be publishing the 70th anniversary edition of its monthly AJR Journal in January with a series of articles from its extensive archive. …read more

AJR Plaque to honour Leo Baeck

AJR Plaque to honour Leo Baeck

The Association of Jewish Refugees was delighted to unveil a special commemorative plaque in memory of Rabbi Dr Leo Baeck, the scholar, teacher and theologian who was a prominent leader of Progressive Judaism. …read more

Kindertransport and the Modern Refugees.

Kindertransport and the Modern Refugees.

An article on how the Kindertransport refugees are calling for the UK to offer humanitarian aid to the Syrian refugees.

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EU Agreement on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that includes a reference to the Holocaust.

EU Agreement on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that includes a reference to the Holocaust.

Following a campaign of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), the AJR welcomes the European Union’s announcement that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will include a specific reference to the Holocaust. …read more

Recent AJR trip to Israel

Recent AJR trip to Israel

Report in the Jewish Chronicle on the recent AJR trip to Israel.

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Tax exemption for Child Survivor Fund

Tax exemption for Child Survivor Fund

The Association of Jewish Refugees was delighted to receive confirmation from the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, the Rt Hon David Gauke MP, that the one-time payments made from the Child Survivor Fund (CSF) will be exempt from income tax, capital gains tax and inheritances tax. …read more

British Academy Thank You Britain Fund 50th anniversary celebration and commemoration

British Academy Thank You Britain Fund 50th anniversary celebration and commemoration

The event held at the British Academy on 10 November 2015 proved to be a remarkable success.

It was attended by well over 100 people, including AJR members, Fellows of the British Academy and independent academics. To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Thank-Offering to Britain Fellowship, financed by donations from the Jewish refugees from Hitler, presentations were given on four distinguished refugee academics. …read more