Calendar of Events for 2017

CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2017

Book Launch - "A Point in Time: Third Anthology of the Melbourne Child Survivors of the Holocaust"

A Point in Time, the Melbourne Child Survivors of the Holocaust Group’s third anthology, is the culmination of a series of interviews that occurred over the course of six months.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 5 November
  • Event Type Book Launch
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    ELSTERNWICK 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 03 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

Guest Speaker, Bill Appleby, CEO, Jewish Care (Victoria) will give a lecture on “Jewish Cares Capital Development program and how this investment will allow Jewish Care to better serve the community”.

Bill is a strong executive leader with extensive experience and strategic understanding of the aged care and community services. Bill’s deep commitment to community welfare is well suited to his current role as Chief Executive Officer.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 19 October
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Barbara Sacks on 0404 224 498 or barbaras9@bigpond.com
    Office: 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

Guest Speaker: Merav Michaeli MK will be giving a lecture on 'Rudolph Kastner: My Grandfather’s Story'.

Merav Michaeli is the granddaughter of Dr Israel (Rudolf) Kastner, controversial Jewish Hungarian journalist and lawyer who lobbied in Budapest and elsewhere to save the lives of Jews from their deaths during the Holocaust.

Event Details

JHC Guest Speaker, Dr Danny Lamm, President, Zionist Federation of Australia, will present a lecture on "Israel and The Middle East... Prospects for Peace".

Dr Danny Lamm has served as the President of the Zionist Federation of Australia since 2014.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 14 September
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Barbara Sacks on 0404 224 498 or barbaras9@bigpond.com
    Office: 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

The JHC Film Club will be screening the documentary "Defiant Requieum", (2012) 85 min USA/UK/Czech Republic. Directed by Dough Shultz.

Guest Speaker: Irma Hanner, Survivor of Theresienstadt Concentration Camp Survivor

Defiant Requiem, a feature-length documentary film, highlights the most dramatic example of intellectual and artistic courage in the Theresienstadt (Terezín) Concentration Camp during World War II: the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant, young Czech conductor who was arrested and sent to Terezín in 1941. He demonstrated moral leadership under the most brutal circumstances, determined to sustain courage and hope for his fellow prisoners by enriching their souls through great music.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 24 September
  • 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
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