Oral histories of Jewish experience and Holocaust testimonies

Children at Auschwitz concentration camp, Poland.

We have interviews with Jewish refugees and Holocaust survivors, Jewish Londoners and women, and Sephardi Jews in the UK.

About the collection

Our collections document Jewish experiences in Britain and include testimonies of pre-Second World War Jewish refugees to Britain, those fleeing from Nazi persecution during the Second World War, and Holocaust survivors and their children.

What is available online?

What is available in our Reading Rooms?

Holocaust interviews

Jewish experience in Britain

How to guides

Search the catalogues for oral history recordings

A guide to seaching the catalogues for oral history recordings

Get a Reader Pass

A guide to how to obtain a British Library Reader Pass to use our Reading Rooms