PRESS & MEDIA
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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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.” […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]
HKHTC Director and Yad Vashem’s Visiting Educator Simon Li spoke on Holocaust education in Hong Kong in D100’s radio programme.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The exhibition ‘Surviving Evil’ was extensively reported in the media.
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 […]
Our Holocaust Memorial Day event was a great success. Please click here to read about it in Jewish Times Asia.
Silvain Gilbert, HKHTC Executive Board member and hidden child during the Holocaust, was interviewed on a Pearl TVB documentary about forgiveness and reconcilliation.
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 […]
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 […]
A Protestant woman from Hong Kong joins the 2012 March of the Living to ‘feel’ the Holocaust, not just remember.