• AJR Refugee Voices team

Acts of Kindness

This week we looked at individual acts of kindness experienced by our interviewees, often from ordinary members of the public, although Paul Willer experienced his from Opposition Leader and soon-to-be Prime Minister Clement Attlee and his family, who hosted Paul when he first arrived in the UK.


We loved looking through the rich history of Jewish Manchester and evacuations to Blackpool, seen through the lens of Harvey Ottman's testimony:


We were touched by Ellen Shiffman's memory of a kind policeman:


And we noted the many kindnesses observed by Professor John Grenville: