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Karen Pollock

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Karen Pollock is the Chief Executive of The Holocaust Educational Trust, a charity which educates young people from every background about the Holocaust and its contemporary relevance. Having been heavily involved in the Union of Jewish Students and the National Union of Students in her university life, Karen started her professional life working for the Parliamentary Committee Against Antisemitism, where she became Director.  Karen has represented both the UK and Britain’s Jewish community at international conferences, including the United Nations Conferences against Racism and is a founding Trustee of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust.

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Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.