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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Entertainment Book 2016/2017 now available

Published on: Wednesday, 20 April 2016 01:21
Published in: News from the JHC

Entertainment Book 2016/2017 is now available.

Support Friends of Jewish Holocaust Centre - Order your NEW 2016 | 2017 Entertainment™ Membership now!

To order your Book or your Digital Membership securely online visit:

www.entbook.com.au/188738b.

Cost: $65.00

HFS Screening & Panel Discussion: 'Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah' (2016)

Event Date: Sunday 1 May | Venue: Classic Cinema
Published on: Tuesday, 19 April 2016 03:21

The Holocaust Film Series will be screening the new documentary: Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah (2016) Canada/UK. Directed by Adam Benzine - 40 Min / English, German, French. This Oscar-nominated documentary delves into the life and work of French director Claude Lanzmann, examining the 12-year journey undertaken by Lanzmann to make his 1985 film Shoah, a sprawling ten hour long epic documentary about the Holocaust.

Museum Opening Hours during Passover

Published on: Tuesday, 19 April 2016 01:20
Published in: News from the JHC

Friday, 22 Apr 2016: Erev Pesach - MUSEUM CLOSED/OFFICE CLOSED
Saturday, 23 Apr 2016: Shabbat First Day of Pesach - MUSEUM CLOSED/OFFICE CLOSED
Sunday, 24 Apr 2016: Second Day of Pesach - MUSEUM CLOSED/OFFICE CLOSED
Monday, 25 Apr 2016: Anzac Day, 12:00 - 4:00pm - OFFICE CLOSED
Thursday, 28 Apr 2016: Erev Seventh day Pesach, 10.00am - 2.00pm - OFFICE CLOSES 2pm
Friday, 29 Apr 2016: Seventh day Pesach - MUSEUM CLOSED/OFFICE CLOSED
Saturday, 30 Apr 2016: Shabbat Last day of Pesach - MUSEUM CLOSED/OFFICE CLOSED

JHC Social Club: Dr Jordana Silverstein & Dr Esther Jilovsky

Event Date: Thursday 19 May | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Monday, 11 April 2016 01:11

JHC Social Club: Guest Speakers, Dr Jordana Silverstein, Historian & Writer and Dr Esther Jilovsky, Academic & Writer will present a lecture on “The Holocaust and the 3rd Generation”.

Stop Press: Screening of 'Camp 32'

Published on: Monday, 29 February 2016 12:21
Published in: News from the JHC

The Jewish Holocaust Centre will screen 'Camp 32', the movie by Cambodian-born Melbournian, Bunhom (Hom) Cchorn, on Sunday, 18 September, at 2.00pm.

Hom Cchorn, just six years old when he was imprisoned by the Khmer Rouge in a concentration camp, returns to his homeland to make a film about the brtual prison where his father and brother were killed and where he was imprisoned at Camp 32, a remote site in Cambodia.

Jewish Holocaust Centre 'Hide and Seek' Program awarded

Published on: Thursday, 03 December 2015 23:42
Published in: News from the JHC

The Jewish Holocaust Centre is delighted to have received a Victorian Multicultural Excellence Award for its 'Hide and Seek: Stories of Survival' education program.

Victoria's Multicultural Awards for Excellence acknowledge outstanding achievements and services of people and organisations who have actively supported cultural diversity and made a real impact in promoting community harmony. The Centre's award was for 'Outstanding practices in education services that raise awareness and support the implementation of civics, citizenship and multicultural education.'

JHC Education Resources on ABC 'Splash'

Published on: Monday, 18 May 2015 05:04
Published in: News from the JHC

Explore Melbourne survivor testimonies and artefacts through these three Digibooks created in partnership with ABC Splash.