The JHC Film Club will be screening The Flat (Hadira) Germany & Israel (2011), 97 min
English, Hebrew & German (English subtitles)
Director: Arnon Goldfinger
Guest Speaker: Dr Anna Hirsh, JHC Archivist.
Hidden secrets, strange relationships and a past cloaked in denial confront filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger as he unearths family skeletons in The Flat, an award-winning documentary steeped in intrigue.
Phillip Maisel, Order of Australia Medal recipient, and Head of the Jewish Holocaust Centre's Video Testimonies Department, has received a prestigious Victorian Museum Award from Museums Australia (Victoria), the industry body for Victoria’s museums.
The 2016 Victorian Museum Awards were presented on 14 July at State Library Victoria by Museums Australia (Victoria) – www.mavic.asn.au – the peak body for 1,000+ museums and collecting organisations. The night was hosted by performer, writer, producer, and director, Diana Nguyen and featured a special address by Martin Foley MP, Minister for Creative Industries.
The JHC Social Club Guest Speaker, Rabbi Fred Morgan AM, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Beth Israel will be giving a lecture on “Is Interfaith Dialogue Working?”
Rabbi Fred Morgan is Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, Australian Catholic University, researching Judaism and interfaith dialogue.
The Jewish Holocaust Centre in conjunction with Caulfield Shule invite the community to a memorial tribute to Elie Wiesel (Z”L).
Speaker: Rabbi Ralph Genende, Holocaust Survivors: Mr Moshe Fiszman and Mrs Saba Feniger; and Hazkarah: Chazzan Dov Farkas.
The Jewish Holocaust Centre Film Club will be screening "The Wave" (Die Welle), Germany 2008, 107 min, German (English Subtitles).
Directed by Dennis Gansel
High school teacher, Rainer Wegner, may be popular with the students, but he’s also unorthodox. He’s forced to teach about autocracy for the school’s project week. He’s less than enthusiastic at first, but the response of the students is surprising to say the least. He forces the students to become more invested in the prospect of self-rule, and soon the class project has its own power and eerily starts to resemble Germany’s past.
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A unique piece of Holocaust history now on display at the Jewish Holocaust Centre.
Long thought lost, the model that was used at the end of the Second World War by a group of Oskar Schindler’s Jewish workers to make a gold ring for him has been found. It lay in the ring-maker’s workshop in Melbourne for more than 50 years.
Oskar Schindler, the hero of Thomas Kenneally’s book, Schindler’s Ark and the Spielberg film,Schindler’s List was a German industrialist and member of the Nazi party who saved Jews by employing them in his factory and treating them humanely. About 1200 Jews were saved by him.