Calendar of Events for 2017

CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2017

The JHC Film Club will be screening the Academy Award nominated film "Divided We Fall" (2000) Czechoslovakia.
Directed by Jan Hrebejk

In World War II Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple, Josef and Marie Cizek, can only watch while the Jewish family of their employers, the Wieners, are first removed from their own home to a spare room in their house by the Nazis, then deported to Theresienstadt concentration camp. Years later, young David Wiener, the sole surviving member of that family has managed to escape and make it to the Cizeks.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 30 April
  • 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

The Jewish Holocaust Centre will hold a brief candle lighting ceremony in honour of Yom Hashoah to be held in front of the Eternal Flame in front of the Centre.

For those people requiring transport to the Yom Hashoah Commemoration at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, there will be a bus leaving the Centre at 6.45pm.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 23 April
  • Event Type Ceremony
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 03 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

Your are invited to the launch of Harry Borden's book "Survivor".

Award-winning photographer Harry Borden brings together powerful and moving portraits of Holocaust survivors, with captions in their own words.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 23 April
  • Event Type Book Launch
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries RSVP: publicity@hachette.com.au by 14 April
    03 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

Memorial Service

You are invited to attend a memorial, to be held at the Jewish Holocaust Centre, to mark the passing of long-serving and much loved and respected JHC Holocaust survivor-guides Sonia Wajsenberg and Willy Lermer OAM.

Please joins us to honour Sonia and Willy.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 13 April
  • Event Type Memorial Service
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries 03 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au

JHC Social Club Guest Speaker: Lillian Kline, Social justice advocate, facilitator, mentor - Small Giants (Australia) will give a lecture on “A Perspective of the Complex Situation in the Middle East from afar”.

Lillian is a passionate social justice warrior and mother of four. She was the inaugural Director of the Pathways to Politics Program for Women at Melbourne University and currently works with Small Giants, an organisation that creates, supports, and empowers businesses that have a positive impact on the world. She was the former Development Director at Stand Up, a Jewish social justice organisation.

Event Details

  • Event Date Thursday 6 April
  • Event Type Public Lecture
  • Venue Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Enquiries: Barbara Sacks on 0404 224 498 or barbaras9@bigpond.com
    Office: 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au
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