Welcome to The Association of Jewish Refugees

The AJR provides an extensive range of social and welfare services, and grants financial assistance to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution living in Great Britain.  Read more ...


KT Newsletter

KT Newsletter

Click here to read the latest edition of the Kindertransport Newsletter.[link]


Prime Minister's Holocaust Commission

Prime Minister's Holocaust Commission

On 27 January, International Holocaust Memorial Day, the Prime Minister’s Holocaust Commission published its report. The Commission valued hugely the guidance and expertise offered to it from individuals and organisations across the UK and around the world – thank you for your support.[more...]


Reaffirmation of the Stockholm Declaration

Reaffirmation of the Stockholm Declaration

To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and 15 years since the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust, the members of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance reaffirmed their commitment to the Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust, which reads as follows:

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Intergenerational conference

Intergenerational conference

The AJR, together with the Second Generation Network and the Kindertransport Association, co-organised an historic inter-generational gathering of Holocaust refugees and survivors and their descendants on Sunday 18 January 2015 at the Institute of Education.[more...]


Claims Conference announces increase in Homecare

Claims Conference announces increase in Homecare

Elderly Jewish Holocaust victims, the last of their generation to have endured the horrors of the Nazi genocide, will receive significantly more aid in 2015.[more...]


Polish government pensions

Polish government pensions

On April 4, 2014, Poland passed legislation making it easier for eligible survivors who were Polish citizens on or after 1 September 1939 who currently live outside of Poland to qualify for monthly pensions.[more...]


Six Point Foundation poster competition

Six Point Foundation poster competition

Six Point Foundation makes grants to provide Jewish Holocaust survivors and refugees who face difficult financial circumstances and who are resident in the UK with extra support so that they can live a better life.[more...]


Child Survivor Fund

Child Survivor Fund

The Claims Conference has reached a landmark agreement with the German Finance Ministry to provide compensation to Jewish child survivors of the Holocaust, defined as Nazi victims born on or after 1 January 1928.[more...]


AJR on Facebook

AJR on Facebook

It gives us great pleasure to invite you – and your friends, family and colleagues – to view the AJR’s Facebook page where we will post details of our events and photos as well as articles of interest.[more...]


International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

The AJR is proud to be part of the UK delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), which brings together governments and non-governmental organisations to raise awareness of the Holocaust and place political and social leaders' support behind the need for Holocaust education, remembrance, and research both nationally and internationally.[more...]


Claims Conference

Claims Conference

The AJR distributes funds allocated to the UK by the Claims Conference following its negotiations with, amongst others, the German and Austrian governments for social and welfare programmes for Holocaust survivors and refugees.[more...]