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Statement on the Tragic Shootings in Colorado Springs, Colorado
HKHTC sends its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the tragic shootings at Club Q in […]
Statement on the Racist Mass Shooting in Buffalo
HKHTC mourns the victims of the horrific […]
On the Importance of Holocaust Education: A Statement by HKHTC
As the United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day […]
HK press speaks with HKHTC Executive Director on Shanghai Ghetto history
Statement on the Atlanta Mass Shootings and Asian Discrimination
HKHTC mourns the victims of the horrific series of shootings in Atlanta, Georgia. Our […]
Statement on Coronavirus-related incidents of discrimination and violence
The Coronavirus outbreak poses a grave health risk to millions of people across the globe. Authorities have imposed unprecedented restrictions to ordinary life to reduce the rate of infections. This disease threatens not only its […]
HKHTC Executive Director Simon K. Li Discussed the Rise of Anti-Semitic Attacks on FM88.1 Commercial Radio
As we enter into the new year of 2020, acts of anti-Semitism are on the rise in New York and elsewhere, leaving Jewish community rattled. HKHTC Executive Director […]
UN Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration 2020: South China Morning Post’s Coverage
UN Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration 2020: Ming Pao Daily’s Coverage
The International Holocaust Memorial Day issue of Ming Pao Daily, which is widely read among local intellectuals, has published a feature article on Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss, covering her […]
UN Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration 2020: RTHK’s Television Coverage
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HKHTC Executive Director Quoted in the New York Times
HKHTC Executive Director Simon K. Li was interviewed by the New York Times, which reported on a singer in Thailand who wore a swastika during a recent performance. In the article, Simon noted that Holocaust […]
UNHMD 2019 Media Mentions
HKHTC’s important work recently received extensive coverage in the local and international press. Eva Koralnik was interviewed by multiple media outlets, including Radio Television Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post, the Chinese-language
The Chinese University Published a Feature on HKHTC Director of Education’s Lessons from the Past
The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Varsity Magazine, which is widely read on university campuses and local schools, has just published a special feature on HKHTC Director of Education Simon Li’s lessons from […]
HK01 Features HKHTC’s Educational Work on the Nanjing Atrocities
Chinese-language press HK01 recently covers HKHTC’s educational work on the Nanjing atrocities in Hong Kong. HKHTC Director of Education Simon K. Li and Oxford University’s China scholar Rana Mitter, who gave a keynote […]
SCMP Features HKHTC Director’s Interviews with Chinese Survivors during WWII
HKHTC Director of Education and Yad Vashem’s Visiting Educator Simon Li’s interviews with Chinese survivors of the WWII received a full-page coverage in the South China Morning Post. The feature article can be […]
Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly Features Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich
The March issue of the HKEJ Monthly, which is widely read among local intellectuals, has published a feature article on Holocaust survivor Werner Reich, covering his life story and his views on neo-Nazism […]
JTA’s Coverage of the 2018 UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day
The 2018 UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day, observed at HKHTC on January 25, received a full-page coverage on the Jewish Times Asia. The
theme for this year was “Holocaust Remembrance: Resistance and Resilience.” […]
RTHK Radio 3’s Interview with Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich
In an interview with Radio 3 of the public broadcaster RTHK, Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich shared his experience in the Auschwitz
concentration camp, encouraging listeners to never be bystanders. The interview can be accessed here. […]
Headline Daily Reports Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich’s Survival Story
The Headline Daily, the most-circulated local newspaper in Hong Kong, has published an article on Holocaust survivor Werner Reich’s suffering in the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp and our United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day […]
Sing Tao Daily’s Coverage on Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich
Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich received extensive media coverage during his visit to Hong Kong this January during the UNHMD lecture tour. Please click here to read the article on Sing Tao Daily. […]
SCMP’s Coverage of Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich’s Warning of Nazi Fetish in Asia
During his visit to Hong Kong, Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich talked about the Asian fetish for Nazi uniforms, warning that the underlying evil should not be forgotten. The full article from SCMP can […]
Teledifusão de Macau (TDM) Interviews Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich during His Macau Visit
Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich’s Macau lecture tour received intensive local media coverage, including this interview with public
TV broadcaster TDM Canal Macau. The 8-minute interview can be watched here.
Macau Closer Magazine’s Coverage on Auschwitz Survivor Werner Reich’s Lecture Tour in Macau
Auschwitz Survivor Werner Reich presented a series of lectures on the Holocaust and his wartime experiences during his visit to Macau, which has been given intensive coverage by the Macau Closer Magazine. […]
Radio Interview with HKHTC Director on Holocaust Education in Hong Kong
HKHTC Director and Yad Vashem’s Visiting Educator Simon Li spoke on Holocaust education in Hong Kong in D100’s radio programme.
RTHK’s Interview with HKHTC’s Director of Education on Auschwitz
Yad Vashem 現任訪問學人及中心總監李家豪在到達耶路撒冷前接受了香港電台普通話台有關猶太大屠殺及奧斯威辛的訪問。訪問 (粵語) 在AM 621 頻道及香港電台網站(www.RTHK.hk) 普通話台同步播出。
Yad Vashem’s current Visiting Educator and HKHTC Director of Education Simon Li’s radio interview on Auschwitz and the Holocaust was aired […]
Centre Statement on Myanmar’s Rohingya Refugee Crisis
The HKHTC is deeply concerned about the developing humanitarian and refugee crisis due to developments in Rakhine state, Myanmar. There have been numerous reports of civilians being wounded and killed as well as Rohingya villages […]
HKHTC’s op-ed on the 75th Anniversary of Anne Frank’s Diary Appeared in Apple Daily
The widely-circulated HK-based Apple Daily just published an HKHTC op-ed on the 75th Anniversary of Anne Frank’s Diary. Our director of education Simon K. Li was recently the Anne Frank House’s Visiting Educator in the […]
JTA’s Front-page Coverage of Holocaust Survivor Henry Friedman’s HK and China Visits
The June 2017 issue of Jewish Times Asia has published a front page story of our Holocaust survivor guest Mr Henry Friedman’s visit in HK and Dongguan, where the Courage Conference 2017 took place in late […]
Jewish Times Asia’s coverage of Yom Hashoah ceremony 2017
HK Public Broadcaster’s Interview with HKHTC’s Holocaust survivor guest Henry Friedman
Holocaust survivor Mr Henry Friedman, our in-house guest during the period of May 20-23, was invited by host Rosie Duffield of RTHK to share his harrowing experience living through the Holocaust in a 60-minute interview. Growing […]
Next Magazine’s coverage of HKHTC and Holocaust survivor Micha Gelber
HKHTC and our guest for the Holocaust Memorial Day event this year continue to receive local media coverage, including this feature article (click here) and this video (click here) which appear in the Next Magazine […]
Cable TV’s coverage of Holocaust survivor Micha Gelber’s school talks in January 2017
The school visits of Holocaust survivor Mr Micha Gelber, the HKHTC’s guest for the United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, continues to receive extensive local media coverage. During his stay in Hong Kong in January, Mr Gelber spoke to thousands […]
Jewish Times Asia’s coverage of UN Holocaust Memorial Day event 2017
Our Holocaust Memorial Day event this year has received extensive media coverage, such as this article (click here, on page 8) which appears in Jewish Times Asia.
Hong Kong Economic Journal
Mr Micha Gelber was the keynote speaker at the moving United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony on January 23rd at the Sai Ying Pun Community Complex. Local media provided extensive coverage of Micha’s visit and the moving […]
SCMP Young Post’s coverage of Holocaust survivor Micha Gelber’s school talks in January 2017
In the beginning of 2017, the HKHTC have had wonderful press coverage for the visit of Dutch Holocaust survivor Micha Gelber.
During his 9-day visit in Hong Kong in January, Mr Gelber toured 11 high schools and universities and addressed thousands […]
RTHK Interview with HKHTC’s guest for the UN Holocaust Memorial Day 2017
Holocaust survivor Mr Micha Gelber, our guest for the United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, has talked about his experiences of the various camps he was placed into during World War Two, and what this […]
The Post Magazine’s coverage of HKHTC’s events with Nobuki Sugihara, son of Righteous Among the Nations
We are delighted that our centre’s events with Mr Nobuki Sugihara, son of the Japanese diplomat who saved many Jewish lives, and his family’s heroic story during WWII are profiled in an in-depth article in the […]
Sunday Ming Pao’s Coverage of Nobuki Sugihara’s Visit: 25 September 2016
The HKHTC have had wonderful press coverage for the visit of Nobuki Sugihara, son of Righteous Among the Nations Chiune Sugihara. During his week-long visit in Hong Kong, Mr Sugihara toured 8 high schools and […]
Announcing the Winners: HKHTC’s 2015 Art & Writing Contest
HKHTC is proud to announce the following student winners:
In the Visual Arts Category: Patrick Hawkey – Discovery College, for his sculpture illustrating Holocaust survivor Dan Pagis’ iconic poem, “Written in Pencil in the […]
Khamboly Dy, Head of Cambodia’s Genocide Education Project, Tours HK Schools
As our recent guest in Hong Kong, Khamboly Dy toured several schools and spoke to Year 9-13 students on the history of the Cambodian genocide. At each session, students had the opportunity to ask questions (addressing […]
HKHTC Lecture at China’s Sun Yat-sen University
On March 26, 2015, HKHTC’s Director of Education, Simon Goldberg delivered a lecture to some 50 undergraduates at China’s Sun Yat-sen University, entitled “Foreshadowing the Holocaust: Antisemitism in European History”. The lecture traced the origins and […]
HKIS Students Reflect on Sergeant Carrier’s Visit
In a recent article for their school newspaper, HKIS students reflected on the visit of Sergeant Rick Carrier, liberator of Buchenwald and veteran of the Second World War, during which he addressed an estimated 800 students.
From their […]
HKHTC Participates in Forum at Hong Kong University
On Wednesday, January 28, HKHTC Director of Education, Simon Goldberg, delivered a talk at the “Talking Genocides” forum organized by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Hong Kong University to mark the 70th […]
Buchenwald Liberator, Sergeant Rick Carrier, Tours Hong Kong Schools
Alongside the United States Consulate in Hong Kong and Macau, the HKHTC arranged for Sergeant Carrier to address the following nine schools across the region: St. Stephens Girls’ College, Elsa High School, Kellett School, Po Leung […]
HKHTC Teachers’ Workshop on Liberation
To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre will hosted its first-ever half-day teachers’ workshop on themes relevant to the end of the Second World War and […]
December 2014 HKHTC Film Festival Outreach Project (in affiliation with HJKFF)
Following the success of the past two years, we are excited to announce another year’s partnership with the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival. This December, we are pleased to offer a wider selection of three films for screening at your […]
HKHTC Event Series for Read@Polytechnic University 2014
We are pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition in partnership with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. From September 15 through October 30, students will interact with panels on Holocaust history, as well as […]
Sara Atzmon exhibition and visit – February-May 2014
The exhibition ‘Surviving Evil’ was extensively reported in the media.
We have had additional coverage from The Standard, Hong Kong Magazine, SCMP listings-editors choice, Jewish Times Asia, and Asian Jewish Life as […]
Yom HaShoah – 27th April 2014
Our annual Yom HaShoah commemoration was held at the University Museum and Gallery, among the haunting and evocative paintings of Sara Atzmon.
Students from Li Po Chun College gave beautiful musical accompaniment to the readings and poetry.
Surviving Evil – The Pictorial Landscape of Sara Atzmon: Feb 25th – May 4th 2014
Please click here to see coverage of our exhibition at Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery.
We are delighted that this was featured in the Young South China Morning Post, since this is a very important […]
United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day Event – January 27th
Our Holocaust Memorial Day event was a great success. Please click here to read about it in Jewish Times Asia.
Olga Horak press coverage
We have had wonderful press coverage for the visit of Holocaust survivor Olga Horak, who toured 8 schools and addressed well over 2000 students.
Ming Pao – a Chinese daily and the Young SCMP covered her […]
Article about the HKHTC in the New York Times
We are delighted to be profiled in an article in The New York Times.
Pearl TVB documentary featuring HKHTC Board member Silvain Gilbert
Silvain Gilbert, HKHTC Executive Board member and hidden child during the Holocaust, was interviewed on a Pearl TVB documentary about forgiveness and reconcilliation.
An Oasis Of Survival and Hope
We have had a wonderful response from schools who wish to bring thier students along to the exhibition.
This has given pupils a unique opportunity to view the art and information and participate in question and […]
An Oasis of Survival and Hope – exhibition in Central Hong Kong
Our exhibition in Central Hong Kong has created a lot of interest amongst the press and general public. Many people are stopping to read the exhibition panels, look at the wonderful student art and take […]
The study of The Holocaust is expanding world wide – Including China
Later this year AHO, the world’s biggest Holocaust association, is to stage China’s first international conference on the topic in Harbin. The north-eastern city once had a thriving Jewish community, but a more important stimulant […]
HKHTC Concerned with Hitler chic
The Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre (HKHTC) is concerned about the growing popularity of using Adolf Hitler and other Nazi symbols as cultural icons in Thailand. As an organization dedicated to promoting Holocaust education […]
Holocaust centre aims to educate the young
Education centre to open at Elsa High will warn of the dangers of hate and intolerance. A Holocaust education centre is to open in Hong Kong and aims to become a resource hub for the […]
Reflections from an unlikely witness – The Times of Israel
A Protestant woman from Hong Kong joins the 2012 March of the Living to ‘feel’ the Holocaust, not just remember.