As time passes there are fewer Holocaust survivors left to tell their stories of both horror and hope. The survivors and the stories that they have continued to pass on to Museum visitors have been fundamental in ensuring that we remember the Holocaust. Technologies, testimonial projects, preservation of artefacts, and educating students and teachers help us secure the stories of our treasured survivors, so their voices never lose their poignancy.
We are now holding our Capital Appeal, where we are asking you to invest in the future of the Sydney Jewish Museum and the voices of history that we preserve.
For the first time ever, the curators have crowd-sourced intimate photographs of grandmothers, taken with love, for an exhibition. This exhibition is a reflection of the strong bond that exists between grandmothers and their grandchildren. It is through these unique bonds that life lessons and age-old traditions are passed down.
In ‘The Fate of Things: Memory Objects and Art’, artists Anne Zahalka and Sylvia Griffin address loss and family trauma, attempting to piece together and make sense of fragmented histories.
With hundreds of artefacts for students to explore, and over 30 Holocaust survivors for them to meet, the experience of visiting the the Sydney Jewish Museum is second to none.
All education programs are linked to NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) syllabus outcomes.
The Teachers' Network events, held 4 times a year at the Museum, provide teachers an opportunity to engage with other teachers and industry professionals, expand on content knowledge, design classroom strategies, and discuss the complexities of Holocaust education as well as education more broadly.
The next Teachers' Network event is on 27 November.
Grandmothers perform different roles in different families. Every grandchild will have a different name for their grandmother; something deriving from geographical origins, or ages-old habits that stick over time. Sometimes …
We are excited to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, the Sydney Jewish Museum has received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. This Certificate recognises hotels, restaurants and attractions that …
As the publishing arm of the Sydney Jewish Museum, Community Stories is frequently responsible for giving life to stories which might otherwise have gone unread and unheard. It is the …
SJM Voices is a custom curated app that uses an internal global positioning system to bring testimony and story of the Holocaust into the present within the Museum’s walls.
Drawing on the Museum’s rich repository of survivor testimony, the app embeds survivor narrative alongside stories from perpetrators and witnesses. The app delivers personal and multi-perspective insight into this turbulent period of history.
Once you’ve visited the Museum and used the app, email yourself a record of your journey.
As a Museum Member you will benefit from free entry into the Museum all year round, a 10% discount in the Museum shop and more.