News from the JHC

Holocaust Survivors’ testimonies, artefacts, photographs and stories packaged as an iPhone App was launched in July at the Jewish Holocaust Centre.

Students and members of the public can download this free cutting-edge ‘Storypod’ App at the Apple App Store.

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Holocaust survivor-guides Kitia Altman and Abe Goldberg were recently honoured with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) following the Queen’s Birthday award announcements.

The Jewish Holocaust Centre was recently honoured with a visit by the newly appointed Polish Ambassador, His Excellency, Pawel Milewski.  He was accompanied by the Honorary Consul-General of Poland, Dr George Luk-Kozica.

The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) has held a farewell reception for Antun Babic, Consul General for Croatia at the Jewish Holocaust Centre.

Thirty leaders from the Croatian community toured the Jewish Holocaust Centre then attended a farewell reception for the Consul General.

The certificate conferring Australian citizenship on Raoul Wallenberg by Prime Minister Julia Gillard at a recent ceremony held at Government House in Canberra is on currently on public display in Melbourne at the Jewish Holocaust Centre till 31 May.

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