Ruth-Anne Lenga

Ruth-Anne Lenga is Associate Professor and Programme Director of UCL's Centre for Holocaust Education. She is a longstanding expert in Holocaust education and UK delegate of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).

Remembering the Holocaust after the survivors are gone

When Ziggy Shipper was 13, the Nazis forced him onto a train in the Lodz Jewish Ghetto bound for Auschwitz-Birkenau. In hideously camped, cold, dehydrated conditions, Ziggy’s journey was made even more uncomfortable by a fully grown man who was crushing him. Only when the train stopped did Ziggy become aware that it was a