Guest Speaker: Olaf Ossmann, is a specialist in international law and restitution of art works.
Topic: “Deprivation of Art Work by the Nazi Regime in Europe - Consequences for Art Collectors Today”.
Swiss-based lawyer Olaf Ossmann will speak about the art collection of Jewish industrialist Richard Semmel and its fate during and after the Holocaust.
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.
Six Million and One (2011) 93 mins
Directed by David Fisher
A filmmaker and his siblings research the experiences of their late father, who survived the Holocaust during World War II.
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.