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AHMSEC news & updates

Museum Sunday Talks

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 […]

Museum After Five

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 […]

The Plum Story

During the the annual communal Yom HaShoah Commemoration at the museum, Pam Rachootin shared this moving testimonial about her mother, Anni.

Remembering Garry Rogers

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 […]

University of Adelaide student internship

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 […]

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