CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2015
70 Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz: Keeping the Memory Alive
The commemoration, organised annually by the Jewish Holocaust Centre, is held to accord with the November 2005 resolution of the UN General Assembly proclaiming 27 January, the day in 1945 on which Auschwitz was liberated, as the annual international memorial day to mark the Holocaust.
Guest Speaker: Michael Gawenda, Journalist & Editor will give a lecture on ‘Being a Jewish Journalist’.
Michael Gawenda is one of Australia’s best known journalists and authors. In a journalism career spanning four decades, Mr Gawenda has been a political reporter, a foreign correspondent based in London and Washington, a columnist, a feature writer and an editor. He is the recipient of numerous journalism awards, among them three Walkley awards.