• Students discuss ‘surreal’ visit to Auschwitz

    Students discuss ‘surreal’ visit to Auschwitz0

    ‘Learning From Auschwitz’ students spoke about their “eye-opening experience” on a recent visit to Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. The 30 students learnt about the tragedies faced by European Jews, gypsies, homosexuals, people with disabilities and Eastern Europeans who were killed during the holocaust. At a presentation held in Bayside School last week, one student told

  • Shoes on the Danube

    Shoes on the Danube0

    On the shores of the Danube in Budapest recently, a moving memorial to murdered Jews gave me pause for thought amid the bluster of the EU referendum debate. The memorial on the Pest side of the river is called ‘Shoes on the Danube Promenade’ and consists of 60 pairs of rusting metal shoes of the