All posts tagged Sydney Jewish Museum

Shoah survivor Lena Goldstein passes away at 100

TWO weeks after lighting a candle at Yom Hashoah, 100-year-old Lena Goldstein died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday night.

Shoah survivors ‘inspire us’

ONE year after commencing his directorship of the Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson had one of the most meaningful experiences of his life.

Nelson to headline Sydney’s Yom Hashoah commemoration

AN injection of youth participation, a distinguished keynote speaker in Dr Brendan Nelson, and free events in three parts of Sydney that share the theme of Memorials and Memories will make for a powerful and diverse Yom Hashoah commemoration program commencing later this month.

Historic conference packs a punch and a party

FROM a "queer tour" of the Sydney Jewish Museum and more than 20 small group seminars by 24 presenters from around the world, the 25th Jewish LGBT+ World Congress proved to be a colourful celebration of inclusivity.

ORAH Project giving charities a boost

JEWISH charities are the big winners in the latest round of donations provided by the ORAH Project, an innovative investment fund established by Sydney's Carole and Russel Pillemer.

‘Inspiration to follow the kind of life that we have’

Nearly one year after Ilan Buchman and Oscar Shub married in Australia’s first official religious same-sex wedding, they spoke with Sophie Deutsch about the significance of tying the knot after 47 years together, and the inspiring example their enduring love has set for others.

Sydney to make Jewish LGBT+ history

Get ready to learn, discover, pray and, of course, party … because the 25th Jewish LGBT+ World Congress is coming to Sydney from March 21-24 – and you are invited!

‘No excuse for the harm that I’ve caused’

AFTER touring the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) on Tuesday, human rights advocate and paediatrician Dr Paul Bauert, who compared the suffering of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to Holocaust victims at Auschwitz in an interview with Sky News, said he now has a deeper understanding of how his comments upset people.

Election forums – ask the candidates

With both a state (NSW) and a federal election looming, two upcoming communal forums will give members of the community a chance to hear from candidates in two key seats.

‘A reminder of darker times’

Holocaust survivor Peter Halas, who is usually at Bondi Beach every morning, was interstate on Sunday when he received photographs of the swastikas daubed along the promenade.