Press & Media 2017-01-11T22:44:34+00:00

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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

The Yom Hashoah event organised by HKHTC this year has received Jewish Times Asia’s extensive coverage. The story can be read here.

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 […]

  • Cable TV's coverage of Holocaust survivor Micha Gelber's school talks in January 2017

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 […]

  • Next Magazine's coverage of HKHTC and Holocaust survivor Micha Gelber

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 […]

  • Jewish Times Asia's coverage of UN Holocaust Memorial Day event 2017

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 […]

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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

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 Nationsions

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

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

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

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

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

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 Univeristy

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

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

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)

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-at-Polytechnic University 2014

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 - ends HK visit

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

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.

Please […]

  • Sara Atzmon - Surviving Evil

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 […]

  • Jewish Times Asia - UN Holocaust Event 2014

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 […]

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Article about the HKHTC in the New York Times

We are delighted to be profiled in an article in The New York Times.

Please click here to read

  • Silvain-Gilbert-TVBPearlDocumentary

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
 http://www.timesofisrael.com/reflections-from-an-unlikely-witness/