Berlin & The Holocaust 12-14 October 2018, Berlin & The Holocaust, £549 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. Berlin, the capital of Prussia and, from 1871, the capital city of a unified Germany which in 1939 had a population of nearly 4.5 million and was the second largest city in Europe is a city that has had a long association with Jews. Apart from the expulsion of 1573 and return in 1671, the Jews had lived relatively peacefully in the area. The mass influx…

The Holocaust 23 August – 2 September 2019, 10 nights/11 days: £2999 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. 21 August – 31 August 2020, 10 nights/11 days: £3299 plus £50 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. The Holocaust (from the Greek: hólos, “whole” and kaustós, “burnt”), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: HaShoah, “the catastrophe”), was a genocide in which Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany and its collaborators killed about six million Jews. The victims included 1.5 million children and represented about two-thirds of the nine million Jews who…

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ’43 Anniversary Trip 17-19 April 2020, £599 plus £50 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the 1943 act of Jewish resistance that arose within the Warsaw Ghetto in German-occupied Poland during World War II, and which opposed Nazi Germany’s final effort to transport the remaining Ghetto population to Treblinka. The uprising started on 19 April when the Ghetto refused to surrender to the police commander SS-Brigadeführer Jürgen Stroop, who then ordered the burning of the Ghetto, block by block, ending…