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Our statement regarding high-profile antisemitism and Holocaust denial

The Wiener Holocaust Library has always stood firmly against Holocaust denial and distortion. We are the world’s oldest archive dedicated to the open study of the overwhelming documentary record of the Holocaust and we work hard to use our vast and unique collections to put the past at the service of the future.

Refugees, Family Papers, and the Value of Shifting Our Perspective

On 23 November Professor Marion Kaplan delivered a fascinating talk at the Alfred Wiener Holocaust Memorial Lecture, hosted by Gresham College in London. She spoke to a full and captivated audience on the subject of ‘Lives in Limbo: Jewish Refugees in Portugal, 1940-1945’.

Professor Kaplan vividly described the experiences of the tens of thousands of Jews who pursued this perilous but exceptional escape route out of Nazi-occupied Europe at the height of the Second World War and the Holocaust.

The Library is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2022, the UK’s largest online match funding campaign, is now live and we are pleased to be participating once again. This year we aim to raise £30,000 towards the digitisation and preservation of the Library’s unique archive. 

Tuesday Tours of the Library

Founded in 1933, the Library is Britain’s largest and most important collection of material relating to the Holocaust and genocide. We are pleased to announce that our public archive tours […]

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