Calendar of Events for 2017

CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2017

The JHC Film Club will be screening "Shores of Light" (2015) 52 mins, Hebrew, Italian & English subtitles.
Directed by Yael Katzir

Guest Speaker: Moshe Fiszman, Survivor and inmate of DP Camp Santa-Maria-di-Leuca.

This is the poignant untold story of warmth and compassion after a terrible war. Thousands of Jewish survivors arrived in Southern Italy after WWII, on their way to the land of Israel. To their surprise they were welcomed by the poor local Italians.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 26 March
  • Event Type Film Screening
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 03 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

JHC Social Club Guest Speaker, Nivy Balachandran, Regional Coordinator of Australia-Pacific, United Religions Initiative will give a lecture on “Confronting Bigotry”.

Nivy Balachandran is a Juris Doctor (Monash), Master of Arts (UniMelb) and a Bachelor of Arts, (RMIT) and is a recognized leader in interfaith and intercultural affairs, and has represented Australia at interfaith conferences in France, South Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines, Malaysia, India and Pakistan.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 9 March
  • 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

Guest Speaker, Tali Nates, Founder and Director, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre will give a lecture on “Holocaust Remembrance and Education: The Complexities and Challenges of Facing the Past in South Africa”.

Tali Nates is the founder and director of the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 2 March
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 03 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

The Friends of the Jewish Holocaust Centre present a special screeing of "DENIAL" (2016)
Starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson & Timothy Spall. Directed by Mick Jackson

Based on the acclaimed book “History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust  Denier,” DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt’s (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 5 March
  • Event Type Film Preview
  • Venue Classic Cinema
  • Venue Address Gordon St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Please not3e that tickets are numbered.
    9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au
    Rosi Meltzer 01414 328 272 or Sue Lewis 0408 324 277

The JHC Film Club will be screening “Amnon’s Journey: A Violinmaker’s Life” (2009) 52 mins, French, Hebrew, English
Directed by Sylvie Sanabria & Jean Marie Hosatte

Guest Speaker: Ephraim Finch

Twenty three years ago, the violin maker, Amnon Weinstein decided to find the violins once played by the Jewish musicians in the ghettos, the maquis and the camps.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 26 February
  • Event Type Film Screening
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 03 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au
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