The Righteous Among Nations

The Righteous Among Nations

Closing end of June 2017


I am my Brother’s Keeper – Honouring the Righteous Among Nations

An uplifting exhibition profiling some of the ordinary heroes who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.

Using photography, narrative and artefacts from the Museum’s own collection, the exhibition aims to deepen awareness and understanding of the human capacity for good during periods of moral collapse.

Chiune Sempo Sugihara. A Japanese diplomat who saved approx. 3,500 Jews. Recognised as Righteous Among Nations in 1984.

Chiune Sempo Sugihara. A Japanese diplomat who saved approx. 3,500 Jews. Recognised as Righteous Among Nations in 1984.

The exhibit has been developed by Yad Vashem and  tailored to tell the Australian story, shining a spotlight on the Righteous, Survivors and descendants  who migrated to Australia.

Learn more about the Righteous Among the Nations and read over 100 more rescue stories on the Yad Vashem website.