Calendar of Events for 2015


Special film screening presented by the Friends of the Jewish Holocaust Centre of "Woman of Gold" (2015) Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl. Directed by Simon Curtis.

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren stars in the incredible story of Maria Altmann, a Jewish refugee who is forced to flee Vienna during World War II. Decades later, determined to salvage some dignity from her past, Maria has taken on a mission to reclaim a painting the Nazis stole from her family: the famous ‘Lady In Gold’, a portrait of her beloved Aunt Adele.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 31 May
  • Event Type Film Preview
  • Venue Classic Cinema
  • Venue Address Gordon St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 9528 1985 or
    Rosi Meltzer 0414 328 272 or Sue Lewis 0408 324 277

Stories of Rescue

On the final day of the 'BESA: A Code of Honour' exhibition, visit the Jewish Holocaust Centre to hear uplifting stories from the Holocaust.

Event Details

Second screening of the multi award-winning documentary ‘BESA: The Promise’ (2012).

Event Details

Guest Speaker: Father Bob maguire, Catholic Priest will give a lecture on “An Angel in Disguise”

Catholic Priest Fr Bob Maguire has a long history in the Melbourne community as a pioneer in the social sector. Fr Bob’s early life instilled in him a sense of care and concern for the forgotten members of community, the ‘unlovely and the unloved’.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 16 April
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Kadimah Jewish Cultural Centre & National Library
  • Venue Address 7 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Barbara Sacks on p0404 224 498 or
    9528 1985 or

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.

Event Details

  • Event Date Monday 30 March
  • Event Type Information Night
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 9528 1985 or
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