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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Jewish Holocaust Centre Condemns Christchurch Mosque Attack

Published on: Monday, 18 March 2019 00:25
Published in: News from the JHC

We are at a loss for words after the deadly attack yesterday in Christchurch on innocent people going about their daily worship. No-one should be terrorised for their faith, and we offer profound condolences to friends and families of the victims as we reel in abject horror at the events.

Histories retold: a generation beyond

Event Date: Thursday 4 April | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Friday, 15 March 2019 04:45

Holocaust remembrance is an important part of our Australian Jewish identity.

This panel discussion explores this concept through the retelling of histories.

How does each retelling provide an opportunity to learn about ourselves and our community?

Discover the stories of the panellists grappling with the representation of history.

JHC Holocaust Survivor Talk: Moshe Fiszman

Event Date: Sunday 7 April | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Friday, 15 March 2019 03:05

Holocaust Survivor Talk: Moshe Fiszman

This month we are holding a Survivor talk by Moshe.

Moshe was born in Radom, Poland in 1921. His mother died when he was young. When Germany attacked Poland, Moshe joined the Polish auxiliary force to defend Warsaw. After the Poles capitulated he returned to Radom.

JHC Flicks: "Unlikely Heroes" (2003) 120mins

Event Date: Sunday 28 April | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Wednesday, 20 February 2019 03:56

JHC Flicks will be screening the documentary "Unlikely Heroes" (2003) 120mins, (Austrlia/Israel). Directed by Richard Trank. Narrated by Academy Award®-winner Sir Ben Kingsley, Unlikely Heroes chronicles the yet untold stories of Jewish resistance and individual heroism throughout the Nazi Holocaust. The film utilizes rare film and photos discovered in archives across Europe, and enhanced by weeks of newly filmed sequences in the locations where many of these stories actually occurred.

JHC survivor guide, Ivan Jarny - who was a member of the partisans, will speak following the screening.