Drawing by Judy Cassab at 12 on show at Jewish Museum

November 27, 2013 by  

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The first drawing renowned artist Judy Cassab ever committed to paper is currently hanging in the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

James Valentine in fashion @ the SJM

June 30, 2013 by  

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ABC radio personality James Valentine recently moderated a panel at the Sydney Jewish Museum on “Does the Media Fashion Fashion”. Read more

Fashion panel at the museum

March 3, 2013 by  

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Foreign correspondent draws record crowd

February 19, 2013 by  

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Award winning Australia  foreign correspondent and author Irris Makler was guest speaker at  the Sydney Jewish Museum on Sunday at the Turning Pages Book Club. Read more

How language shaped our culture

February 1, 2013 by  

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Language is one of the deepest identity markers. To unravel the development, transformation and integration of a community’s languages is to follow subtle signposts that lead to the very heart of that community’s culture. The 25th Australian Association of Jewish Studies annual conference ‘Jewish Languages, Jewish Cultures: The Shaping of Jewish Civilization’ will explore this idea in depth. Read more

Auschwitz remembered and enter Generation 3

January 28, 2013 by  

Holocaust survivor Olga Horak told  her Holocaust story at the 68th anniversary commemoration of the liberty of Auschwitz in Sydney yesterday… followed by her grandson who spoke about the Holocaust from a third generation survivor’s perspective. Read more

Record number of students visit the Sydney Jewish Museum

December 18, 2012 by  

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The Sydney Jewish Museum has reported that a record number of students have visited its exhibitions this year. Read more

New book on William Cooper – and the march makes its mark

December 12, 2012 by  

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The 1938 march to the German Consulate in Melbourne by a group of Aborigines to protest the Holocaust-triggering events of Kristallnacht was re-enacted recently. Read more

Historic Greek Link to Jewish Museum

December 8, 2010 by  

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The Greek Consul-General visited the Jewish Museum in Sydney last week…and saw a stone commemorating one of his predecessors, Samuel Cohen who inaugurated the building almost 100 years ago. Read more