Calendar of Events for 2015

CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2015

The Jewish Holocaust Centre Film club will be screening the film
"Shanghai Ghetto" (2002) 95 mins
Directed by Dana Janklowicz-Mann & Amir Mann

In the late 1930s German Jews were trying to escape Nazi persecution, but country after country closed its doors to them. The only place in the world that did not require entrance visas was the international city of Shanghai.

Event Details

JHC Social Club Guest Speaker, Walter Rapoport, Editor of ‘Gesher’ Magazine, will give a lecture on “A History of Interfaith Dialogue”.

Walter is the editor of Gesher, the prestigious annual journal of the Victorian Council of Christians & Jews. He is also a former Chairman of the Council. During his chairmanship he was invited to Poland to address the Polish Council of Christians & Jews, particularly noteworthy as he is Polish-born.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 17 September
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

The Jewish Holocaust will be screening the film "Ship of Fools" (1965) 150 mins
Directed by Stanley Kramer

When an eclectic group of passengers boards a cruise ship bound for pre-war Germany, they form a microcosm of 1930s society.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 27 August
  • Event Type Film Screening
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185

  • Bookings & Enquiries 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

The JHC Social Club Guest Speaker, Cheryl Koenig OAM, will give a lecture on "My Australian Story".

Cheryl Koenig OAM, is a Sydney-based writer and motivational speaker.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 20 August
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Barbara Sacks: 0404 224 498 or barbaras9@bigpond.com
    Office: 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

The Jewish Holocaust Centre will be presenting a special function on 'Jews of Greece and the Holocaust: Personal Testimony'.

Lola Putt, survivor of Auschwitz, will be interviewed in English about Jewish life in Thessaloniki prior to the Second World War by Gregoria Boursinos, Greek-speaking Jewish Holocaust Centre volunteer guide. Lola will be joined by her sister, Maria Curtis, who went into hiding during the Holocaust.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 2 August
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au
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