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November 28, 2019, 6:00 am
Governor-General headed to Israel
Australia's Governor-General David Hurley says the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz is a 'historic and incredibly important occasion'.
May 10, 2019, 12:00 am
A walk to remember
EACH year more than 10,000 people from around the world descend on Auschwitz to take part in March of the Living (MOTL). Coinciding with Yom Hashoah last week, together they took the three-kilometre walk to Birkenau – a silent tribute to all victims of the Holocaust.
May 3, 2019, 10:23 am
Holocaust victim’s story told on Instagram
MILLIONS of people have been flocking to Instagram, transfixed by the story of a Jewish teenager … during the Holocaust.
April 5, 2019, 3:52 pm
Kurt’s march for Judaism
Unlocking a family secret that was buried generations ago sent Kurt Brown on an unexpected journey.
March 6, 2019, 2:56 pm
VIC premier samples new VR tour of Auschwitz
"A profoundly moving experience" is how Premier Daniel Andrews described to The AJN his sampling of a new virtual reality (VR) tour of Auschwitz that will help future generations understand the horror of the Holocaust.
February 22, 2019, 12:00 am
Forging partnerships to fight injustice
After participating in the AUJS Holocaust Education Tour, I am now confident that AUJS will no longer protest against antisemitism on campus alone.
April 13, 2018, 11:29 am
‘We are still here’
This Yom Hashoah marks the 30th anniversary of March of the Living. Participants from over the years share their very personal highs and lows with Rebecca Davis.
November 20, 2017, 12:00 am
Kitia Altman mourned
ONE of Australia's most compelling voices of Holocaust survival was stilled this week, with the death of Kitia Altman, at 95.
July 13, 2017, 12:01 am
A child survivor’s story
Through the kindness of strangers, toddler Francine Lazarus was able to survive World War II, and recounted her amazing story to Yael Brender.
April 28, 2017, 12:02 am
MONA founder sorry for ‘sloppy’ Auschwitz comment
FOUNDER of MONA, David Walsh, has apologised for a blog post in which he called people who visit the Auschwitz concentration camp “creepy f***s”.
March 10, 2017, 12:01 am
TOUGHENED by his devastating journey through the Shoah, but summoning a spirit of optimism and reconciliation – that is how family, friends and colleagues at the Jewish Holocaust Centre remember Willy Lermer.
February 27, 2017, 12:01 am
Miracle letter discovered
A CHANCE discovery in Holland last year has resulted in 94-year-old Sydney Holocaust survivor Harry Fransman receiving the unimaginable in the post.
February 17, 2017, 12:01 am
Museum welcomes rare donation
The Sydney Jewish Museum’s collection now includes, for the first time, a pair of striped trousers once worn by a prisoner in Auschwitz.
February 3, 2017, 12:02 am
‘It can happen again’
“LISTEN carefully to us, for we are the last of the survivors, the last of the witnesses,” implored Baba Schwartz as she delivered her testimony at the UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration.
August 22, 2016, 12:00 am
Survivor returns to Podhajce
Holocaust survivor Leon Milch needed some convincing to set foot again in his childhood shtetl of Podhajce.