LODZ: STRENGTH OF HOPE

LODZ: STRENGTH OF HOPE

Explore the history of Lodz Ghetto

Explore the history of Lodz Ghetto by viewing precious artefacts and hearing survivor testimony. Bono Wiener and Abram Goldberg buried documents in Lodz Ghetto before they were deported to Auschwitz. These and other items from our Collection are primary source evidence of the horrific conditions Jews endured during the Holocaust.

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30 Year Anniversary Film

30 Year Anniversary Film

Remember the Past, Change the Future

This film looks as the past 30 years and how the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne has grown.

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An Introduction to the Centre

An Introduction to the Centre

A video introduction to the Centre

A video introduction to the Jewish Holocaust Centre, our Museum and the survivor-guides and volunteers who work at the Centre.

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StoryPods

StoryPods

Touching the past, shaping the future

Find out more about the latest interactive technology used throughout the Jewish Holocaust Centre's new Museum and how it is helping to bring the past to life for generations to come.

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Education Program

Education Program

Find out more about how the Centre works with schools.

The Jewish Holocaust Centre's education department works with students from a large cross section of primary schools, secondary schools and universities.  In 2010 over some 18,000 students attended education programs at the Centre.

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Our Museum

Our Museum

Find out more, or book a visit to the Centre's interactive Museum

The Jewish Holocaust Centre's museum includes photos and text displays, and state of the art interactive technology, including many recorded testimonies of our survivors.

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Event Date: Thursday 19 February | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Tuesday, 30 December 2014 06:10

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.

United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Event Date: Tuesday 27 January | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Monday, 29 December 2014 01:15

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.

Exhibition: Facing the Past

Published on: Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:55
Published in: News from the JHC

FACING THE PAST - A photographic exhibition of Holocaust survivors by Simon Shiff

To mark its 30th year, the Jewish Holocaust Centre is paying tribute to all the Holocaust survivors who have volunteered their time to make the Centre the vibrant, award-winning museum and educational institution it has become.

Facing the Past - the work of photographer Simon Shiff - is an exhibition of black and white photographic portraits of Holocaust survivors who are still active at the Holocaust Centre, 75 years since the start of the Second World War and since their lives changed irrevocably. Also included are brief personal histories and photographs of the survivors in their youth.

Launch of Interactive Exhibition "Lodz: Strength of Hope"

Published on: Friday, 22 August 2014 00:49
Published in: News from the JHC

As part of the annual Lodz Ghetto Commemoration to be held at the Jewish Holocaust Centre on Sunday morning 31 August, an online interactive exhibition will be launched, titled Lodz: Strength of Hope.

The online presentation comprises rescued documents and photographs from the World War Two period combined with eyewitness testimony to bring the experience of surviving the horrors of the Lodz Ghetto to life.

Launch of JHC App

Published on: Tuesday, 23 July 2013 03:28
Published in: News from the JHC

Holocaust Survivors’ testimonies, artefacts, photographs and stories packaged as an iPhone App was launched in July at the Jewish Holocaust Centre.

Students and members of the public can download this free cutting-edge ‘Storypod’ App at the Apple App Store.

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