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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War Memorial honours victims and survivors of the Holocaust

Published on: Thursday, 01 December 2016 00:38
Published in: News from the JHC

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.

UN Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017

Event Date: Monday 30 January 2017 | Venue: St Kilda Town Hall
Published on: Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:16

UN Holocaust Remembrancel Day 2017:
After the Holocaust: Building a Better Future

Keynote Speaker:
Professor Peter Singer, AC
Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, and Laureate Professor in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne

Testimony: Mrs Baba Schwartz
Holocaust Survivor

JHC Social Club: Sue Hampel OAM

Event Date: Thursday 15 December | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Thursday, 17 November 2016 00:57

JHC Social Club Guest Speaker Sue Hampel OAM, Co-President, Jewish Holocaust Centre, will give a lecture on “From Romania to Poland  - and to Rwanda: a Reflective Journey of the child of a Holocaust Survivor”.

Sue Hampel was a high school teacher at Mount Scopus Memorial College in Australia for over 30 years. She is currently working at Monash University as an academic mentor to indigenous students and a teaching associate in Modern Jewish History, Holocaust and Post Conflict studies. Sue holds a Masters degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies. She has led numerous groups of students and adults to Poland and Rwanda.

Special Screening: “Chasing Asylum”

Event Date: Sunday 11 December | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Monday, 07 November 2016 04:18

Special Screening of Academy Award-winning Director Eva Orner’s documentary: CHASING ASYLUM.

The screening, which will be proceeded by an introduction from barrister and Chasing Asylum executive producer, Steven Castan, who will participate in a Q & A session after, with Martin Appleby, former Trainer Security Officer at the Manus Island Detention Centre and whistle-blower.

The right to seek asylum arose from the ashes of the Holocaust as part of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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.