The JHC Museum is closed.
Staff are working remotely and can be contacted during office hours.*
*Except on Saturdays, some
Public Holidays, and Jewish Holy Days
Jewish Holocaust Centre
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Guide to Films and Books
Find out about the JHC’s extensive education programs, book a school visit, delve into a selection of educational resources or watch a short testimony by a Holocaust survivor.
Library & Resources
Go online to explore the JHC archives, find out about the library, learn of a scholarship opportunity, view past editions of Centre News magazine and discover books the JHC has published.
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The Jewish Holocaust Centre was created by Melbourne Holocaust survivors as a memorial to the 6 million Jews who were murdered in WWII. It opened in 1984 with a mission to educate the public ‘to combat antisemitism, racism and prejudice in the community’.
Centre News magazine out now
30th April 2020
Listen to the JHC Yom HaShoah
21st April 2020
Maccabi Australia and JHC
21st April 2020
March 18 2020: COVID-19 Update
18th March 2020
Jewish Holocaust Centre still open for limited visitation – closed for schools and groups – offering virtual options for schools
16th March 2020
Jewish Holocaust Centre responds to the Hon. James Merlino announcement
26th February 2020
Call for banning Swastika in Australia
3rd February 2020
Health & Safety alert
2nd February 2020
JHC statement: Australian bushfires
15th January 2020
Mazal Tov to JHC Co-president Sue Hampel, OAM
5th December 2019
Lisa Phillips, Head of Education discusses Holocaust education
11th November 2019
Article by Jayne Josem, Museum Director, discussing the role of Holocaust education
17th October 2019
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