The Friends of the Jewish Holocaust Centre present a special screeing of "DENIAL" (2016)
Starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson & Timothy Spall. Directed by Mick Jackson
Based on the acclaimed book “History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier,” DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt’s (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier.
The Jewish Holocaust Centre’s 12-week education course is designed to give participants a detailed understanding of the origins, stages and aftermath of the Holocaust.
The course will be taught by Sue Hampel OAM, Dr Bill Anderson, Dr Michael Cohen, Paul Forgasz, Dr Margaret Taft and Dr Andre Oboler.
The JHC Film Club will be screening "Shores of Light" (2015) 52 mins, Hebrew, Italian & English subtitles.
Directed by Yael Katzir
Guest Speaker: Moshe Fiszman, Survivor and inmate of DP Camp Santa-Maria-di-Leuca.
This is the poignant untold story of warmth and compassion after a terrible war. Thousands of Jewish survivors arrived in Southern Italy after WWII, on their way to the land of Israel. To their surprise they were welcomed by the poor local Italians.
The JHC Film Club will be screening “Amnon’s Journey: A Violinmaker’s Life” (2009) 52 mins, French, Hebrew, English
Directed by Sylvie Sanabria & Jean Marie Hosatte
Guest Speaker: Ephraim Finch
Twenty three years ago, the violin maker, Amnon Weinstein decided to find the violins once played by the Jewish musicians in the ghettos, the maquis and the camps.
Guest Speaker, Tali Nates, Founder and Director, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre will give a lecture on “Holocaust Remembrance and Education: The Complexities and Challenges of Facing the Past in South Africa”.
Tali Nates is the founder and director of the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre.
JHC Social Club Guest Speaker, Nivy Balachandran, Regional Coordinator of Australia-Pacific, United Religions Initiative will give a lecture on “Confronting Bigotry”.
Nivy Balachandran is a Juris Doctor (Monash), Master of Arts (UniMelb) and a Bachelor of Arts, (RMIT) and is a recognized leader in interfaith and intercultural affairs, and has represented Australia at interfaith conferences in France, South Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines, Malaysia, India and Pakistan.
By Kristina Zarich
A new display at the Australian War Memorial pays homage to victims of the Holocaust and honours thousands of survivors who made Australia their home after the end of World War II.
A new permanent display has been launched at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra to pay tribute to victims of the Holocaust.
While marking the deaths of six million Jews, the exhibit also includes stories of the thousands of survivors that made new homes in Australia after the end of World War II.
Developed by the Australian War Memorial and the Jewish Holocaust Centre, the exhibit expands on the small number of relics previously on display.