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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JHC Flicks: "Unlikely Heroes" (2003) 120mins

Event Date: Sunday 28 April | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Wednesday, 20 February 2019 03:56

JHC Flicks will be screening the documentary "Unlikely Heroes" (2003) 120mins, (Austrlia/Israel). Directed by Richard Trank. Narrated by Academy Award®-winner Sir Ben Kingsley, Unlikely Heroes chronicles the yet untold stories of Jewish resistance and individual heroism throughout the Nazi Holocaust. The film utilizes rare film and photos discovered in archives across Europe, and enhanced by weeks of newly filmed sequences in the locations where many of these stories actually occurred.

JHC survivor guide, Ivan Jarny - who was a member of the partisans, will speak following the screening.

Kitia Altman - A Celebration

Event Date: Sunday 3 March | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Thursday, 14 February 2019 01:05

Kitia Altman - A Celebration
01/03/1922 - 11/11/2017

The Jewish Holocaust Centre invites you to celebrate the life and legacy of Kitia Altman.

 

Holocaust Education Course 2019

Event Date: Tuesday 26 February | Venue:
Published on: Tuesday, 05 February 2019 05:42

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AT THE JHC

The Jewish Holocaust Centre is offering a comprehensive 12-week course on the Holocaust commencing on 26 February - 20 May 2019. Topics will include Pre-war Europe, Nazi policies and their implementation, Liberation and much more.

JHC Flicks: "The Testament"

Event Date: Sunday 24 February | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Thursday, 31 January 2019 06:16

JHC Flicks (formerly known as the JHC Film Club) will be screening the movie: The Testament (Ha Hedut) 2017, 88 mins.

Yoel, a senior Holocaust researcher, has dedicated his life to diligently studying the Nazi's methodologies across Austria and Hungary. Over the course of his research he discovers classified documents which hint to the fact that his mother is living under an assumed identity.