Kristallnacht - The Betty & Shmuel Rosenkranz Oration
Commemorating the 76th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
Keynote Speaker: His Excellency Shmuel Ben Shmuel, Ambassador of Israel to Australia
Oration Topic: "Anatomy of Jewish Resistance: An Historical and Contemporary Perspective".
Refreshments to be served
Transport from Paradise (1962) 92 mins
Directed by Zbynek Brynych
Zbyněk Brynych's award-winning film presents a vivid picture of the infamous Terezín Ghetto under Nazi control during World War II. Terezín (or Theresienstadt) was an international marshaling community in Czechoslovakia where thousands of Jews from around Europe were held before being told they were being transferred to Nazi 'work camps'.
Guest Speaker: Genia Janover, Educator will speak about "45 Years of Jewish Education: My Personal Journey".
Genia Janover, who served as principal of Bialik College for 20 years, and prior to that as Vice-Principal of Leibler-Yavneh College, has enjoyed a stellar career in Jewish education over more than four decades.
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.