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Explore all of our exhibitions for free every Sunday

Entry includes access to all of our permanent exhibitions on the Holocaust, human rights, Jewish history and Jewish life in Australia.

Thank you to Lisa and Danny Goldberg for making this possible with their generous gift.

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Feature exhibition

The Maccabean Hall: Celebrating 100 Years

Take a journey through time with memories from a century of our building, the Maccabean Hall, at this incredible new exhibit celebrating the vibrancy of Jewish history in Sydney.

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Feature exhibition

“The Happiest Man on Earth”

“This is my message, as long as I live, I’ll teach not to hate.” A special tribute showcase in the Museum lounge, honouring the incredible life stories of Eddie and Flore Jaku.

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Go behind the scenes with the tech

Our daily behind-the-scenes sessions with our interactive biographies offer a closer look at the technology we're using to bring the stories of Holocaust survivors to life.

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Our members' support ensures we continue to educate and inspire students, teachers and general visitors on the history of the Holocaust and the important messages of Holocaust survivors.

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For high school teachers

Power and Authority In-Depth Study Day

June 2024: In this full-day in-depth workshop, students will take part in curriculum-linked, interactive workshops delivered by our experts to consolidate their subject knowledge.

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For primary school teachers

Free webinars for Primary students

Did you know that we offer free webinars for Primary school students on a range of interesting and thought-provoking topics? Click below to see what's coming up.

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SJM blog

The diary of Harold Collins: “I have seen dead men laying about by the 100”

April 15, 2024

In the lead-up to Anzac Day, we dive into the diary of Jewish Australian soldier in the First World War, Harold Collins to learn more about his war-time experiences.

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The hidden ink sketches of Chaim Uryson

March 9, 2024

The hidden ink sketches of Chaim Uryson These sketches in our collection were done by Polish Jewish artist Chaim Uryson (1905-1943). They were donated to the Sydney Jewish Museum by …

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The Maccabean Hall: Jack Meister’s second home

October 5, 2023

Many years before it held our Museum, our Darlinghurst building was home to the Maccabean Hall: a Jewish community centre, crucial to rehabilitating and integrating Holocaust survivor refugees in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Holocaust survivor, Jack Meister explores what the building means to him.

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