LODZ: STRENGTH OF HOPE

LODZ: STRENGTH OF HOPE

Explore the history of Lodz Ghetto

Explore the history of Lodz Ghetto by viewing precious artefacts and hearing survivor testimony. Bono Wiener and Abram Goldberg buried documents in Lodz Ghetto before they were deported to Auschwitz. These and other items from our Collection are primary source evidence of the horrific conditions Jews endured during the Holocaust.

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30 Year Anniversary Film

30 Year Anniversary Film

Remember the Past, Change the Future

This film looks as the past 30 years and how the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne has grown.

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An Introduction to the Centre

An Introduction to the Centre

A video introduction to the Centre

A video introduction to the Jewish Holocaust Centre, our Museum and the survivor-guides and volunteers who work at the Centre.

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StoryPods

StoryPods

Touching the past, shaping the future

Find out more about the latest interactive technology used throughout the Jewish Holocaust Centre's new Museum and how it is helping to bring the past to life for generations to come.

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Education Program

Education Program

Find out more about how the Centre works with schools.

The Jewish Holocaust Centre's education department works with students from a large cross section of primary schools, secondary schools and universities.  In 2010 over some 18,000 students attended education programs at the Centre.

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Our Museum

Our Museum

Find out more, or book a visit to the Centre's interactive Museum

The Jewish Holocaust Centre's museum includes photos and text displays, and state of the art interactive technology, including many recorded testimonies of our survivors.

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Public Lecture: Olaf Ossmann

Event Date: Tuesday 7 October | Venue: Beth Weizmann Community Centre
Published on: Tuesday, 30 September 2014 08:48

Guest Speaker: Olaf Ossmann, is a specialist in international law and restitution of art works.

Topic: “Deprivation of Art Work by the Nazi Regime in Europe - Consequences for Art Collectors Today”.

Swiss-based lawyer Olaf Ossmann will speak about the art collection of Jewish industrialist Richard Semmel and its fate during and after the Holocaust.

JHC Film Club: "Transport from Paradise" (1962)

Event Date: Thursday 23 October | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Tuesday, 30 September 2014 06:33

Transport from Paradise (1962) 92 mins
Directed by Zbynek Brynych
    
Free screening

Zbyněk Brynych's award-winning film presents a vivid picture of the infamous Terezín Ghetto under Nazi control during World War II. Terezín (or Theresienstadt) was an international marshaling community in Czechoslovakia where thousands of Jews from around Europe were held before being told they were being transferred to Nazi 'work camps'.

JHC Social Club: Genia Janover

Event Date: Thursday 23 October | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Tuesday, 30 September 2014 03:21

Guest Speaker: Genia Janover, Educator will speak about "45 Years of Jewish Education: My Personal Journey".

Genia Janover, who served as principal of Bialik College for 20 years, and prior to that as Vice-Principal of Leibler-Yavneh College, has enjoyed a stellar career in Jewish education over more than four decades.

JHC Film Club: "Six Million and One" (2011)

Event Date: Thursday 2 October | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Friday, 22 August 2014 02:46

Six Million and One (2011) 93 mins
Directed by David Fisher

A filmmaker and his siblings research the experiences of their late father, who survived the Holocaust during World War II.

Launch of Interactive Exhibition "Lodz: Strength of Hope"

Published on: Friday, 22 August 2014 00:49
Published in: News from the JHC

As part of the annual Lodz Ghetto Commemoration to be held at the Jewish Holocaust Centre on Sunday morning 31 August, an online interactive exhibition will be launched, titled Lodz: Strength of Hope.

The online presentation comprises rescued documents and photographs from the World War Two period combined with eyewitness testimony to bring the experience of surviving the horrors of the Lodz Ghetto to life.

Launch of JHC App

Published on: Tuesday, 23 July 2013 03:28
Published in: News from the JHC

Holocaust Survivors’ testimonies, artefacts, photographs and stories packaged as an iPhone App was launched in July at the Jewish Holocaust Centre.

Students and members of the public can download this free cutting-edge ‘Storypod’ App at the Apple App Store.

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