All posts tagged Dr Avril Alba

Bernard-Henri Levy keynotes at JCA

More than 1700 people packed the Hordern Pavilion for JCA’s major campaign event featuring French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy and entrepreneur Andrew Kuper.

Education honour for Wakils

IN a heartfelt gesture of appreciation, the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) officially launched its core education department – headed by Rebecca Kummerfeld – as the Susan Wakil AO Chair of Education at a special ceremony on May 8 in front of members of the Wakil family, museum board members, David Gonski and former NSW governor Dame Marie Bashir.

Human rights exhibition is first of its kind

AFTER three years of research and development, the Sydney Jewish Museum opened a new permanent exhibition on human rights last week, believed to be the first of its kind in Australia.

Sydney remembers the six million

“THE single most important thing that the Jewish community does is remember the victims of the Holocaust,” said NSW Jewish Board of Deputies president Jeremy Spinak at the Yom Hashoah communal commemoration.

Gleitzman to speak on Yom Hashoah

CHILDREN’S author Morris Gleitzman – writer of the Holocaust-themed series Once, has been announced as the keynote speaker for Sydney’s 2017 Yom Hashoah commemorations, in conversation with Dr Avril Alba.