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Anzac Day – A day of remembrance

Anzac Day is a day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, that honours those who served and died in wars and conflicts. In our current exhibition, Unseen Untold: Our …

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Toilet humour

Hitler’s black ‘toothbrush’ moustache is an easily identifiable feature of this dictator’s face. Numerous cartoonists satirise his distinctive features. David Low, a prominent New Zealand political cartoonist and caricaturist living …

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Survivor Portraits – George Grojnowski

This month, we introduce Holocaust survivor George Grojnowski. George was born in Radziejow, Poland, in 1927, and was incarcerated in Radziejow Ghetto, Czestochowa Ghetto, Rakow Labour Camp and Buchenwald during …

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A Tribute to Mala Sonnabend

This weekend we commemorate the UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Liberation of Auschwitz. To remember Holocaust survivor Mala Sonnabend, who was liberated from Auschwitz II-Birkenau and recently passed …

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Material evidence

Last month, Dr Sofia Pantouvaki, Professor of Costume Design, Aalto University, Helsinki visited the Sydney Jewish Museum. She met with survivors and viewed our collection of concentration camp garments. Her …

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