February 1, 2023
To mark World Pride coming to Sydney, our Head Curator Roslyn Sugarman shares the story behind these “acceptance” rings in our collection – owned by the first couple in Australia to have a same-sex Jewish religious wedding: Oscar Shub and Ilan Buchman.
January 18, 2023
“These weren’t just museum objects to catalogue; they became living objects with tangible connections to the past. I suddenly felt the weight of what I was doing”. Go behind the scenes with our student volunteers, to uncover some of what they learnt during their time at the Museum.
November 28, 2022
With visitors already able to have realistic conversations with the projections of Holocaust survivors, it really does seem like the future of museum storytelling is already here. What other innovations can we expect to embrace in the future? We asked some of our experts what the future of museum storytelling may hold.
October 27, 2022
“With every quip that is brushed off, every joke that is let go, every slur that is ignored we do something very powerful – we give permission”. Our Manager of Student Learning and Research, Dr Breann Fallon, responds to the recent anti-Semitic comments by the rapper, Ye, in our latest article.
August 26, 2022
“Public displays of Nazi symbols are not only an affront to those who lost family in the Holocaust and those who survived it, but also send a clear message of discrimination, racism and hate.” Manager of Student Learning and Research, Dr Breann Fallon, reflects on NSW’s recent ban of Nazi symbols.
February 10, 2022
A recent Australia-wide survey by the Gandel Foundation found that a quarter of Australians don’t know about the Holocaust. Our Head of Education, Dr Rebecca Kummerfeld provides some important insights.
November 16, 2021
Adek Bulkowstein experienced a loss so great that he was never able to speak of it with anyone: His wife, Lila, and five-year-old daughter, Malka, were both murdered in Treblinka.
August 12, 2019
Bring success through empathy Businesses that champion empathy and emotional intelligence outperform those businesses that do not by 20%, according to the Harvard Business Review. However, in times of rapid …
February 15, 2019
Inclusive Education in the Museum Here at the Sydney Jewish Museum, we welcome over 27,000 students every year. Teachers bring their classes to the Museum as part of numerous courses, …