Connecting Distant Stories: Remembering and Reconnecting, 6 November, 3 pm Join Kathy Baykitch, Centre Director in conversation with museum volunteer, Nick Nash about reconnecting with his Jewish family history and his exploration of the impact of assimilation and choices made about identity. In 2012, Nick Nash visited his family in England. While browsing through family […]
In Conversation: Curating Trauma, Thursday 3 November, 5:30 pm Join our Education Coordinator Tamas Lorincz in conversation with our Curator Pauline Cockrill discussing the challenges of curating trauma narratives such as the Holocaust. How do you tell these stories with truth and compassion and yet maintain the wellbeing of not only your audience but also […]
During the the annual communal Yom HaShoah Commemoration at the museum, Pam Rachootin shared this moving testimonial about her mother, Anni.
Kathy and Pauline discovered an unexpected little bit of Adelaide in Melbourne when they were visiting the Jewish Museum of Australia in St Kilda last month.
nvite you to join us for the Australia-wide, virtual commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Liberation of Auschwitz on Thursday 27 January at 7:00pm ACDT.
This month we remember Garry Rogers, one of the Holocaust survivors who made South Australia their home, who was born on 8 December 1923. In 1933 when the Nazis came into power, Garry’s life changed dramatically. In 1938, Garry’s school and synagogue were burnt down during the Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass) pogrom and […]
We are delighted to have just completed hosting our first internship of a student from the University of Adelaide. History undergraduate Marie Blefari worked with us since July this year. She has been doing invaluable work updating the database that our Curator Pauline Cockrill has been compiling, which now amounts to almost 200 names of […]
Tuesday 5 October was World Teacher’s Day. We want to take the occasion as an opportunity to thank educators for their important role in our communities and the positive impact they have on the lives of students. We are also excited to introduce our Education Coordinator, Tamas! Tamas is an educator with two decades of […]
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), the holiest day of the year for Jewish people, are fast approaching. As these are significant days for the Jewish community here in Adelaide and around the world, AHMSEC will be closed on these holy days. We will be closed for Rosh Hashanah […]
August is National Family History Month in Australia and New Zealand. During this month many libraries, museums as well as history and genealogy groups hold family history related events where possible under COVIDSafe conditions or online. It was perfect timing to have our new visiting exhibition Let Me Be Myself: The Life story of Anne […]
The Adelaide Holocaust Museum and Andrew Steiner Education Centre acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation, past, present and future, and the continuation of cultural, spiritual, and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. AHMSEC stands on Kaurna land.