Calendar of Events for 2014

CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2014

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

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 9 November
  • Event Type Commemoration
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

Transport from Paradise (1962) 92 mins
Directed by Zbynek Brynych
    
Free screening

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'.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 23 October
  • Event Type Film Screening
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

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.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 23 October
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Barbara Sacks on 0404 224 498 or barbaras9@bigpond.com
    9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

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.

Event Details

  • Event Date Tuesday 7 October
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Beth Weizmann Community Centre
  • Venue Address 306 Hawthorn Rd
    Caulfield South 3162
  • Bookings & Enquiries 9272 5544 or zcv@zcv.org.au

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.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 2 October
  • Event Type Film Screening
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au
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