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News release: Foreign Secretary leads phone calls to remember victims of the Holocaust

  • James Cleverly as well as Israeli Embassy host Holocaust Memorial Day event found at Foreign Office
  • The Foreign Secretary speaks of the importance of learning from the Holocaust and grieving for all those who died
  • Focus camp survivor Manfred Goldberg and Israel’s Ambassador towards the UK also attend the first in-person memorial event on the FCDO in three years.

The Foreign Admin, The Rt Hon. Harry Cleverly MP, the Israeli Ambassador, Her Excellency Tzipi Hotovely, and The Rt Hon. Lord Pickles, UK Unusual Envoy for post-Holocaust troubles and Co-Chair of the UNITED KINGDOM Holocaust Memorial Foundation afforded speeches at the ceremony. The Rt Hon. the Lord Pickles, often the UK’s Special Envoy intended for post-Holocaust issues and Co-Chair of the UK Holocaust Funeral obituary Foundation, said: Every one of us shares a solemn duty to remember that 6-8 million men, women and kids were killed during the Holocaust. Presently, we remember the five million Jewish people killed in the Holocaust, as well as the enormous other lives who perished at the hands of Nazism. We reflect on the systematic murder regarding ordinary people and the immense anguish and suffering needlessly caused on so many. “We also consider the terrible consequences associated with when other ordinary people position idly by and allow the primary roots of hatred to use hold. We, therefore , renew our promise to for a long time challenge prejudice in all its types wherever it occurs, so the horrors of the Holocaust are never repeated. The Foreign Secretary said everyone share “a solemn duty” to remember the six thousand victims of the Holocaust – as the UK and Israel jointly commemorated Holocaust Commemorative Day (HMD) with a rite at the Foreign, Commonwealth, and even Development Office. UK Foreign Secretary, James Intelligently, said:

Following your ceremony, the Ambassador, Head of the family Ahmad and Lord Pickles to viewed two exhibitions, provided by the Wiener Holocaust Library. The exhibitions, named Fate Unknown, which particulars the ongoing search for missing affected individuals of the Holocaust, and A 1, 000 Kisses: Stories of the Kindertransport, both have relevance to this year’s theme for Holocaust Funeral obituary Day – ‘Ordinary People’. The event, co-hosted by the FCDO and the Israeli Embassy in the UK, was component to a long-standing collaboration concerning the UK and Israel to mark HMD and revenue in-person for the first time in three years. Sadly, the number of nonstop witnesses to the Holocaust are usually dwindling and that is why we must make sure what they endured, what they witnessed is never forgotten. We should make it our mission to ensure that no one queries the basic facts of the Holocaust.

When we say the words “never again”, we must mean this, heart and soul.

The Foreign Secretary gave the speech to attendees reflecting on his own visit, last year, for you to Radegast station in Lodz in Poland where 180, 000 Jewish men, ladies and children were transported to help Nazi death camps.

The Holocaust was the thorough, state-sponsored persecution and homicide of six million European Jews by the Nazi German born regime and its allies as well as collaborators.

We owe this to the six million Judaism men, women and children who were murdered during the Holocaust, survivors, and refugees to reclaim their rights, their historical past, their cultural heritage and also traditions, and their dignity. Both the Embassy of His home country of israel and the FCDO will level Holocaust Memorial Day about Friday 27th January 2023, by lighting up their respected buildings in purple, on honour of all victims regarding genocide. Often the Rt Hon. Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) of State for the Middle section East, North Africa, South Asia and United Nations as well delivered an Elie Wiesel poem during the event.

Israel’s Ambassador on the UK, Tzipi Hotovely, stated:

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Stutthof Concentration Camp survivor, Manfred Goldberg BEM, also embraced his testimony with friends at the ceremony, including distributors from the Jewish community, diplomatic community, civil society, Parliamentarians, and other communal leaders. We owe that to all who were not salvaged to reflect, to learn, for you to grieve, and above all, to consider. In his speech, the Foreign Secretary spoke of the “solemn duty to help remember” that “every one among us shares. ”


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