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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Preserving the Memory

Preserving the Memory

Learn how we work to preserve the memory of the Holocaust.

The Jewish Holocaust Centre has been entrusted with over 10,000 unique artefacts from the Holocaust era, and has recorded more than 1,300 testimonies of Holocaust survivors.

Click More.. below to learn more about our Collections Department.

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Marked

Marked

Holocaust survivors and their tattoos

Holocaust survivors and their tattoos: An online photographic exhibition by Andrew Harris.

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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

Public Lecture: Frederick Weisinger

Event Date: Sunday 27 July | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Wednesday, 02 July 2014 05:44

Frederick Weisinger
In his first ever public presentation in Melbourne, hear the moving testimony of a child Holocaust survivor and one of the oldest members of the Jewish LGBTIQ community.

German 'Life Certificates' signing

Event Date: Thursday 21 August | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Monday, 30 June 2014 02:00

Important Announcement for recipients of compensation payments from Germany.

Registered recipients of German compensation can have their ‘Life Certificates’ endorsed officially at the Jewish Holocaust Centre on Thursday 21 August 2014, between 2:00pm and 4:00pm.

JHC Social Club: Michael Cohen

Event Date: Thursday 24 July | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Sunday, 29 June 2014 15:12

Guest Speaker: Michael Cohen, JHC Community Relations Coordinator will give a lecture on 'Stories from My Visits to Jewish Communities in South-East Asia and the Far East’.

Michael Cohen, Community Relations Coordinator at the Jewish Holocaust Centre, has been involved in Jewish education and Jewish communal life for several decades and has held senior positions with a number of Jewish organisations and at Jewish day schools in Cape Town and Melbourne.

30th Anniversary of the Jewish Holocaust Centre

Published on: Sunday, 17 November 2013 14:27
Published in: News from the JHC

2014 marks 30 years from when the Jewish Holocaust Centre opened its doors.

On May 20, 2014 the Jewish Holocaust Centre will host a special gala evening to commemorate this milestone.  Our goal is simple – ‘remember the past, change the future’.  Please make a note of this date in your diary.

Launch of JHC App

Published on: Tuesday, 23 July 2013 03:28
Published in: News from the JHC

Holocaust Survivors’ testimonies, artefacts, photographs and stories packaged as an iPhone App was launched in July at the Jewish Holocaust Centre.

Students and members of the public can download this free cutting-edge ‘Storypod’ App at the Apple App Store.

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