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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Latest from the JHC

JHC Social Club: Dean Cohen

Event Date: Thursday 17 March | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Thursday, 04 February 2016 06:10

JHC Social Club guest speaker: Dean Cohen, Chairperson of Camp Sababa will give a lecture on "The New Generation of Jewish Leadership".

Dean has developed a passion for working with people with special needs after a few life-changing years working in various roles in the industry, with no experience more memorable than accompanying a group of 10 people with special needs to Israel in 2010.

Public Lecture: 'Germany at Odds: from the Shoah to the Present'

Event Date: Sunday 28 February | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Thursday, 04 February 2016 05:57

The Jewish Holocaust Centre, Zionism Victoria and the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia are pleased to present Eldad Beck, Journalist & Author, who will give a lecture on "Germany at Odds: from the Shoah to the Present".

JHC Film Club: "Wagner's Jews" (2013)

Event Date: Sunday 6 March | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Tuesday, 02 February 2016 02:20

Wagner's Jews (2013) 55 mins
Directed & Written by Hilan Warshaw
USA / Germany, English, German, Hebrew & English subtitles

A fascinating attempt to unravel the mystery of Richard Wagner and the Jews.

New Position: Education Officer (.5)

Published on: Thursday, 21 January 2016 06:09
Published in: News from the JHC

The Jewish Holocaust Centre seeks to appoint an outstanding, committed and experienced educator with exceptional teaching skills.

The appointee will become a member of a well established and successful department dedicated to teaching museum-based educational programs

Position Description

JHC Social Club: Julie Szego

Event Date: Thursday 18 February | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Thursday, 17 December 2015 05:46

JHC Social Club, Guest Speaker, Julie Szego, Lawyer & Journalist will give a lecture on “The story behind a miscarriage of justice.”

Julie Szego worked as a lawyer before she switched to journalism. She subsequently served for 12 years at The Age as a social affairs’ reporter, senior writer, leader writer and columnist. She wrote a monthly column for The Australian Jewish News for seven years, contributed to a book of essays on Australian Jewish culture and edited and interpreted her father’s 2001 memoir, Two Prayers to One God.

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.