Sydney Jewish Museum reveals its new CEO

July 19, 2021 by  
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The CEO of the Australian National Maritime Museum has been appointed to succeed Norman Seligman as CEO of the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

Sydney Jewish Museum: Labor Shadow Minister congratulates NSW Treasurer

June 22, 2021 by  
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In the spirit of bipartisanship, NSW Shadow Minister for Police and Counter-Terrorism Walt Secord has welcomed the decision by the NSW Liberal government to provide $6.25 million to the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

$6million for the Sydney Jewish Museum

June 20, 2021 by  
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Sydney Jewish Museum is to receive $6million in the NSW budget to be announced on Tuesday. Read more

George Grojnowksi 1927-2021

April 12, 2021 by  
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Sydney Jewish Museum guide and Holocaust survivor George Grojnowski has passed away in Sydney at the age of 94. Read more

Sydney Jewish Museum CEO to step down

February 11, 2021 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum board has joined CEO Norman Seligman in announcing that after 19 years in the role, he will be stepping down in the second half of 2021. Read more

Six Holocaust survivors to tell their stories for generations to come

January 26, 2021 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum is currently undertaking a Dimensions in Testimony filming project, capturing six Holocaust survivors in three-dimensions. Read more

Survivor talks at the Sydney Jewish Museum resume

Talks by Holocaust survivors will resume in the Sydney Jewish Museum over the summer period. Read more

Back to the past

June 29, 2020 by  
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Sydney’s Jewish Museum will reopen its doors on Wednesday following its COVID shutdown. Read more

Be a Mensch

December 10, 2019 by  
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Today is Human Rights Day and the Sydney Jewish Museum launches a new campaign that, together with Holocaust survivors and high-profile community leaders across Sydney, urges people to practise small acts of kindness on an everyday basis to make the world a more accepting and welcoming place. Read more

New head of education at Sydney Jewish Museum

July 23, 2018 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum has appointed Dr Rebecca Kummerfeld as Head of Education and Susan Wakil AO Chair of Education. Read more

Advocate speakers represent four major human rights issues in Australia

June 21, 2018 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum has hosted an engaging and dynamic panel of speakers, who explored four major human rights issues facing Australia today. Read more

Human rights exhibition

February 20, 2018 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum’s new Holocaust and Human Rights Exhibition has been opened by Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner. Read more

Secord’s bipartisan support for Sydney Jewish Museum’s Shoah education programs

January 28, 2018 by  
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NSW Labor frontbencher Walt Secord has thrown his bi-partisan support behind a State Government pledge to work with the Sydney Jewish Museum on its Holocaust awareness and education programs. Read more

Birthday greetings in parliament to the Sydney Jewish Museum

November 22, 2017 by  
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The Leader of the NSW Opposition has  told the parliament of his participation at the Sydney Jewish Museum’s recent 25th anniversary. Read more

25 years of community service

November 14, 2017 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum in Darlinghurst will celebrate its 25th Anniversary this weekend. Read more

Securing the Sydney Jewish Museum’s future

October 19, 2017 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum honoured four families who have made substantial contributions to the Museum’s Endowment Fund to help ensure the future sustainability of the Museum and the vital work they do in the community. Read more

The Jews of Greece- Οι Εβραίοι της Ελλάδας

October 10, 2017 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum will launch its new temporary exhibition, The Jews of Greece later this month. Read more

Sydney commemorates Kristallnacht

November 10, 2016 by  
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More than 300 members of the Sydney community have commemorated Kristallnacht  the ‘Night of the Broken Glass’, remembering the violence Nazis inflicted on Jewish people, their homes and synagogues, businesses and schools.

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Christopher Pyne opens new learning centre

June 12, 2015 by  
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Federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne has opened the new Education Resource Centre at Sydney’s Jewish Museum which now has the capacity to increase the numbers participating in its courses by over 75%. Read more

Christopher Pyne to open resource centre at SJM

June 9, 2015 by  
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Federal Minister for Education and Training Christopher Pyne will open the state of the art NAB Education and Resource Centre (ERC) at the Sydney Jewish Museum this week. Read more

In search of Anne Frank’s father’s letters

May 27, 2015 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum and Holland’s iconic Anne Frank House have launched a search for a series of typed and hand written letters that Otto Frank wrote to Australian pen pals in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. Read more

ANZAC exhibition

April 17, 2015 by  
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To mark the Centenary of ANZAC commemorations, the Sydney Jewish Museum will display a collection of photographs and diary extracts belonging to serviceman and NAJEX founding member, Harold Emanuel Collins. Read more

Sydney remembers Auschwitz

January 28, 2015 by  
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Around 350 members of the community including diplomats from many countries, gathered at the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) to commemorate 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. Read more

Bus hate youth tours the Sydney Jewish Museum

January 21, 2015 by  
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A youth who was a member of a group who boarded a bus transporting Jewish schoolchildren and verbally abused them has toured the Holocaust section of the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

New exhibition at the museum

December 11, 2014 by  
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A new exhibition – Signs of Life, Letters of the Holocaust – has been launched at the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

New award for Holocaust stories

October 21, 2014 by  
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The inaugural Rosalind Sharbanee Meyer Writers Award was won by Dr Ross Halpin for his book The Essence of Survival, How Jewish Doctors Survived Auschwitz. Read more

International Holocaust Remembrance Day – Australia

January 27, 2014 by  
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Melbourne and Sydney arranged events to commemorate both the International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the liberation of Auschwitz. Read more

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

Turnbull down to business

July 10, 2013 by  
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Federal Liberal MP for the Sydney Eastern Suburbs electorate of Wentworth Malcolm Turnbull has delivered the Sir John Monah Oration at the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

Canadian-born NSW MP meets Canadian Indians at the Sydney Jewish Museum

April 23, 2013 by  
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Sydney Jewish Museum recently hosted a special event linking the Sydney Jewish community with a delegation of Canadian First Nation people from Alberta. Read more

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