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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Exclusive Screening: "The Maestro: In Search of the Last Music" (2016)

Event Date: Sunday 26 August | Venue: Classic Cinemas
Published on: Friday, 27 July 2018 05:35

Exclusive Screening of The Last Maestro: In Search of the Last Music
jointly hosted by Courage To Care, Jewish Holocaust Centre and March of the Living Australia

An astonishing story of a race against oblivion. This captivating and moving documentary by director Alexandre Valenti accompies Italian misicologist Francesco Lotoro on his passionate quest ot find the music composed clandestinely in the concentration camps of the Second World War.

New Friday Opening Hours

Published on: Monday, 23 July 2018 05:18
Published in: News from the JHC

We have extended our museum opening hours on Fridays, bringing us in line with other Jewish institutions and allowing the public to experience the museum at their leisure with an extra hour, now closing at 3.00pm.

After reviewing our schools education program, we have updated our Friday program times, providing schools with greater flexibility.

JHC Social Club: Saul Burston

Event Date: Thursday 16 August | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Wednesday, 18 July 2018 14:45

The JHC Social Club Guest Speaker Saul Burston, National Chairperson of the Australian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) will be giving a lecture on Combating Antisemitism on the University Campuses.

Saul is passionate about the Jewish community, having been involved in several communal organisations including volunteering with the Friendship Circle and Flying Fox camps, and serving as Co-Project Manager of Challah for Hunger Melbourne in 2017.

JHC Film Club: "The Decent One" (2014)

Event Date: Sunday 26 August | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Tuesday, 17 July 2018 08:09

The JHC Fim Club will be screening the documentary The Descent One (2014), Austria, Germany & Israel.
Directed by Vanessa Lapa.

Guest Speaker: Michael Pearce SC, Honorary Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Germany

In 1945 a young soldier comes into the possession of a suitcase filled with private letters, documents, journals and photographs belonging to Heinrich Himmler. The Decent One uses these extraordinary, never-before-seen materials to access the deluded, unwavering and unnerving life and mind of the merciless “Architect of the Final Solution”.