Calendar of Events for 2017

CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2017

Special Film Screening presented by Friends of the Jewish Holocaust Centre of 'The Zookeeper's Wife' (2017). Starring Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh & Daniel Brühl. Directed by Niki Caro.

The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska (portrayed by two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski (Johan Heldenbergh, a European Film Award nominee for the Academy Award-nominated (The Broken Circle Breakdown), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care.

Event Details

  • Event Date Sunday 7 May
  • Event Type Film Preview
  • Venue Classic Cinema
  • Venue Address 7 Gordon St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Bookings & Enquiries Booking: Please note that tickets are numbered
    9528 1985 or Booking: Please note that tickets are numbered
    Contact: 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au
    Viv Golabek 0448 882 528 or Elly Brooks 0409 002 485

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
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