Calendar of Events for 2014

CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2014

Sarah's Key (2010) 111 mins
Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner

A moving feature film exploring the intricacies of human memory and traumatic history. A journalist in present-day Paris finds her life becoming deeply entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup in 1942.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 27 November
  • Event Type Film Screening
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn Street
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

Stories I’ve Been Told — A Remarkable Evening of Storytelling

Guest Storytellers: Michael Cohen, Jewish Holocaust Centre Community Relations Coordinator; Alex Skovron, Poet and Publisher and Ephraim Finch, Director of Chevra Kadish (Melbourne), Raconteur and Jewish Genealogist.

Event Details

  • Event Date Wednesday 26 November
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn Street
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Enquiries: 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

Guest Speaker Dr Dvir Abramovich, Chair of B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission, will speak about ‘Old Poisons in New Bottles: The New anti-Semitism and the war against Israel’.

Dr Dvir Abramovich is chair of The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission, The Israel Kipen Lecturer in Hebrew Studies and Director of the Program in Jewish Culture and Society at The University of Melbourne.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 20 November
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn Street
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Enquiries: Barbara Sacks on 0404 224 498 or barbaras9@bigpond.com
    Office: 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

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

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