All posts tagged Gus Lehrer

Compelling program for Capital Appeal

THE Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) – established 25 years ago and visited by more than 27,000 students each year – is on a mission to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive for future generations, and it needs your help.

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.

Four families donate $10 mil to Sydney Jewish Museum

THE generosity of four Sydney families is helping ensure the future of the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM).

Lieberman joins Joint

JOSEPH Lieberman, the first Jewish candidate for vice-president in American history, has agreed to serve as the International Patron of The Joint Australia, a post that was previously held by the revered Elie Wiesel.

Turnbull opens new Shoah exhibition

A clearly moved Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull battled at times to control his emotions when delivering a stirring keynote speech at the official launch of the Sydney Jewish Museum’s new permanent Holocaust exhibition on Sunday.

Pyne: ‘Never forget’

“THE longer history separates us from the Holocaust, we can start to forget how vitally important it is not to forget.” 

Sharing Shoah testimony without the witnesses

THE Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) is preparing for a future without Holocaust survivors as it launches its 2012 capital appeal and marks its 20th anniversary.