Special Screening of “Ever Grateful: Anonymous Rescue during the Holocaust”.
Produced by Phillip Maisel OAM & Sophie Boord
Six Holocaust survivors express their gratitude to strangers whose acts of kindness saved their lives. For this they are ever grateful.
Following the screening ethicist Dr Leslie Cannold will speak about ‘Gratitude, Empathy and Courage’.
JHC Social Club Guest Speaker Dr Dvir Abramovich, Chair of B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission will be giving a lecture on “The War Against Israel”
Dr. Dvir Abramovich is chair of The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission, The Israel Kipen Lecturer in Hebrew Studies and Director of the Program in Jewish Culture and Society at The University of Melbourne.
The Betty & Shmuel Rosenkranz Oration - Commemorating the 78th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
Keynote Speaker: Emeritus Professor Dr Konrad Kwiet, Former Pratt Foundation Professor in Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at the University of Sydney and Chief Historian of the Australian War Crimes Commission (SIU)
Topic: Australian Responses to the Holocaust
Free Entry. Bookings Essential
The Jewish Holocaust Centre Film Club will be screening “The Restless Conscience: Resistance to Hitler Within Germany 1933-1945” (1992) 113 mins, USA. Directed by Hava Kohav Beller.
Following the screening there will be a Q&A session with Guest Speaker: Dr Adam Brown, Senior Lecturer In Media, Communication And Public Relations, Deakin University.
In 1944, at least 170 German citizens were brought to trial and convicted as participants in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. This was not an isolated act, but rather the last of more than 20 attempts to overthrow the Nazi Regime.
The Jewish Holocaust Centre will present a travelling exhibit of the photographs by Faye Schulman, the only known Jewish partisan to document the World War II experienceon film.
"Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman"
Monday 12 September till Sunday 30 October.
Please note that new parking conditions have now come into affect for cars and buses parking in front of the Jewish Holocaust Centre.
Buses will have a maximum of 10 minutes to drop off or pick up students from the Centre from 9.30am - 3.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Phillip Maisel, Order of Australia Medal recipient, and Head of the Jewish Holocaust Centre's Video Testimonies Department, has received a prestigious Victorian Museum Award from Museums Australia (Victoria), the industry body for Victoria’s museums.
The 2016 Victorian Museum Awards were presented on 14 July at State Library Victoria by Museums Australia (Victoria) – www.mavic.asn.au – the peak body for 1,000+ museums and collecting organisations. The night was hosted by performer, writer, producer, and director, Diana Nguyen and featured a special address by Martin Foley MP, Minister for Creative Industries.