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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Latest from the JHC

JHC Social Club: Megan Goldin

Event Date: Thursday 20 October | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Thursday, 22 September 2016 02:07

The JHC Social Club guest speaker, Megan Goldin, Journalist, Radio & TV Producer, will be be giving a lecture on “How the Media covers Israel”.

Megan Goldin was a former radio report and TV producer for Foreign Correspondent and the 7:30 Report early on in her career.

New Exhibition: 'Pictures of Resistance'

Published on: Tuesday, 06 September 2016 07:15
Published in: News from the JHC

The Jewish Holocaust Centre will present a travelling exhibit of the photographs by Faye Schulman, the only known Jewish partisan to document the World War II experienceon film.

"Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman"

Monday 12 September till Sunday 30 October.

Public Lecture: "Historiography of the Holocaust in Yugoslavia"

Event Date: Thursday 6 October | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 06:30

The Jewish Holocaust Centre guest speaker: His Grace Bishop Jovan Culibrk will be giving a lecture on the "Historiography of the Holocaust in Yugoslavia" -  the long struggle of historians to provide a full account of the Holocaust in Yugoslavia.

His Grace completed his post-graduate studies in Jewish Culture at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and was the recipient of the 2004 Golda Meir Award.

2016 High Holy Days Calendar

Published on: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:03
Published in: News from the JHC

Sunday 2 October - Erev Rosh Hashanah
MUSEUM CLOSED

Monday 3 October - Rosh Hashanah
MUSEUM CLOSED

Tuesday 4 October - Rosh Hashanah
MUSEUM CLOSED

New parking conditions

Published on: Tuesday, 30 August 2016 23:50
Published in: News from the JHC

Please note that new parking conditions have now come into affect for cars and buses parking in front of the Jewish Holocaust Centre.

Buses will have a maximum of 10 minutes to drop off or pick up students from the Centre from 9.30am - 3.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Enquiries: 9528 1985 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Phillip Maisel OAM receives Museums Australia (Victoria) Award

Published on: Monday, 18 July 2016 01:59
Published in: News from the JHC

Phillip Maisel, Order of Australia Medal recipient, and Head of the Jewish Holocaust Centre's Video Testimonies Department, has received a prestigious Victorian Museum Award from Museums Australia (Victoria), the industry body for Victoria’s museums.

The 2016 Victorian Museum Awards were presented on 14 July at State Library Victoria by Museums Australia (Victoria) – www.mavic.asn.au – the peak body for 1,000+ museums and collecting organisations. The night was hosted by performer, writer, producer, and director, Diana Nguyen and featured a special address by Martin Foley MP, Minister for Creative Industries.

JHC Education Resources on ABC 'Splash'

Published on: Monday, 18 May 2015 05:04
Published in: News from the JHC

Explore Melbourne survivor testimonies and artefacts through these three Digibooks created in partnership with ABC Splash.