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.

Preserving the Memory

Preserving the Memory

Learn how we work to preserve the memory of the Holocaust.

The Jewish Holocaust Centre has been entrusted with over 10,000 unique artefacts from the Holocaust era, and has recorded more than 1,300 testimonies of Holocaust survivors.

Click More.. below to learn more about our Collections Department.



Holocaust survivors and their tattoos

Holocaust survivors and their tattoos: An online photographic exhibition by Andrew Harris.



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.

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.

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

Invitation: JHC 30 Year Gala Dinner

Event Date: Tuesday 20 May | Venue: Leonda by the Yarra
Published on: Friday, 04 April 2014 01:22

Please join the Jewish Holocaust Centre in acknowledging 30 years of keeping the flame alive...

We are pleased to invite you to a Gala Dinner and Appeal to mark this significant milestone.

Public Lecture: Dr David Silberklang

Event Date: Thursday 24 April | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Friday, 04 April 2014 00:33

Guest Speaker: Dr David Silberklang, Senior Historian, International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem will give a lecture on “What Don’t We Know? Unanswered Questions from the Holocaust".

Information Night: JHC Holocaust Education Course

Event Date: Monday 7 April | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Friday, 04 April 2014 00:05

Holocaust Education at the JHC
The Jewish Holocaust Centre is offering a comprehensive 17-week course on the Holocaust. Topics will include Pre-war Europe, Nazi policies and their implementation, Liberation and much more.

JHC Film Club: "Sand and Sorrow" (2007)

Event Date: Thursday 29 May | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Wednesday, 26 March 2014 14:21

"Sand and Sorrow" (2007) 90mins
Directed by Paul Freedman

Offered exclusive and unparalleled access to the situation on the ground inside Darfur, Peabody award-winning filmmaker Paul Freedman joins a contingent of African Union peacekeeping forces in Darfur as a tragic and disturbing chapter in human history unfolds.

JHC Social Club: Jenny Better

Event Date: Thursday 22 May | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Thursday, 13 March 2014 05:22

Guest Speaker: Jenny Better, School Education Coordinator at Jewish Museum of Australia, will give a lecture on Jewish Jesus at the Jewish Museum of Australia - Why?

JHC Social Club: Dean Levitan

Event Date: Thursday 10 April | Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
Published on: Thursday, 13 March 2014 04:50

Guest Speaker: Dean Levitan, Campaign Director of JewishAid will give a lecture on "Advocacy in the Jewish Community".

Dean is a 2009 Mount Scopus Graduate who has since used his time to pursue social change through education.

30th Anniversary of the Jewish Holocaust Centre

Published on: Sunday, 17 November 2013 14:27
Published in: News from the JHC

2014 marks 30 years from when the Jewish Holocaust Centre opened its doors.

On May 20, 2014 the Jewish Holocaust Centre will host a special gala evening to commemorate this milestone.  Our goal is simple – ‘remember the past, change the future’.  Please make a note of this date in your diary.

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.

Download from the Apple App Store

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