Cambodians learn about the Holocaust

October 13, 2010 by J-Wire
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Cambodians, themselves members of genocide-affected community, recently visited the Jewish Museum in Sydney.

Cambodians at the Jewish Museum

Leaders of the NSW Cambodian Council and family members spent two hours touring the Sydney Jewish Museum, guided by Holocaust survivor David Benedikt (centre, left) and museum education officer Mariela Sztrum. The visit stemmed from an address to the Cambodian Council in Bonnyrigg two months ago by NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Vic Alhadeff (centre right), and has motivated the Council to put plans in place to set up a museum dedicated to Cambodian history and the Cambodian genocide.

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