Calendar of Events for 2018

CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2018

Exclusive Screening of The Last Maestro: In Search of the Last Music
jointly hosted by Courage To Care, Jewish Holocaust Centre and March of the Living Australia

An astonishing story of a race against oblivion. This captivating and moving documentary by director Alexandre Valenti accompies Italian misicologist Francesco Lotoro on his passionate quest ot find the music composed clandestinely in the concentration camps of the Second World War.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 26 August
  • Event Type Film Screening
  • Venue Classic Cinemas
  • Venue Address 9 Gordon St
    Elsternwick
  • Bookings & Enquiries Purchase via www.trybooking.com/400571
    Helen Cameron 0418 952 114

The JHC Fim Club will be screening the documentary The Descent One (2014), Austria, Germany & Israel.
Directed by Vanessa Lapa.

Guest Speaker: Michael Pearce SC, Honorary Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Germany

In 1945 a young soldier comes into the possession of a suitcase filled with private letters, documents, journals and photographs belonging to Heinrich Himmler. The Decent One uses these extraordinary, never-before-seen materials to access the deluded, unwavering and unnerving life and mind of the merciless “Architect of the Final Solution”.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 26 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 Saul Burston, National Chairperson of the Australian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) will be giving a lecture on Combating Antisemitism on the University Campuses.

Saul is passionate about the Jewish community, having been involved in several communal organisations including volunteering with the Friendship Circle and Flying Fox camps, and serving as Co-Project Manager of Challah for Hunger Melbourne in 2017.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 16 August
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Enquiries: Barbara Sacks on 0404 224 498 or barbaras9@bigpond.com
    Office: 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

Registered recipients of German compensation can have their ‘Life Certificates’ endorsed officially at the Jewish Holocaust Centre on Thursday 26 July 2018, between 1:00pm and 3.00pm.

It is essential for those who would like their certificates signed and stamped to complete the required information on the forms they have received prior to their appointments, and to bring proof of identity with them - valid photo-ID such as a passport, driver’s license, Keypass or proof-of-age card.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 26 July
  • Event Type Certificate Signing
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries (03) 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

Guest Speaker Professor Atina Grossmann will be giving a lecture on Remapping Survival: Jewish Refugees and Lost Memories of Displacement, Trauma, and Rescue on the Margins of the Holocaust.

Atina Grossmann is Professor of History in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. Atina has published many scholarly books including, Jews, Germans, and Allies: Close Encounters in Occupied Germany (2007, and translated into German, 2012).

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 15 July
  • 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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