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Women who wow

Today is International Women’s Day. Rebecca Davis and Sophie Deutsch celebrate a few remarkable women of the community. 

Christians commemorate the Holocaust

Representatives of three Christian communities in Melbourne came together on Monday night (March 19) to hold their annual memorial service commemorating the Holocaust.

Survivor’s tribute to Japanese diplomats

A Jewish woman sheltered by two senior Japanese consular officials in Berlin during World War II has recounted their bravery at the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne.

‘I want an apology before I die’

More than seven decades after his liberation, Holocaust survivor Eddy Boas has written his memoirs. He shares his story with Yael Brender. 

‘True mensch’ mourned

Tributes flowed in for Dr Joachim Schneeweiss, a “true mensch” and a “giant” of the Australian Jewish community, when he died at the age of 89 on Monday (March 6).

‘We can never remain silent’

“To speak about Auschwitz isn’t easy and it never will be easy,” said Holocaust survivor Olga Horak in her testimony. “Our generation was betrayed by mankind."


Project Heritage: survivor’s stories

A RECORD 154 Sydney students across nine schools are participating in Project Heritage this year, a NSW Board of Jewish Education (BJE) initiative.

Artist Jeffrey Kelson enters the Archibald with portrait of Moshe Fiszman

Survivor’s portrait entered in Archibald

Artist Jeffrey Kelson has pinned his hopes on success in this year’s $100,000 Archibald Prize on the determined look of 94-year-old Holocaust survivor Moshe Fiszman.

Survivor’s prized possession

ARTIST Hedy Ritterman has won a $5000 Human Justice Award as part of the 2014 Blake Prize for art exploring religious, spiritual and human justice themes. Ritterman’s winning work is

Local Sobibor survivor mourned

MRS Regina Zielinski, the only known Australian survivor of the Sobibor extermination camp, has passed away peacefully at the age of 89.