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January 30, 2020, 7:00 am
‘I survived, so I am the victor’
Sydney Shoah survivor Yvonne Engelman returned to the very site where she lost her family, and almost her own life, as the world marked 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz.
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January 1, 2020, 11:22 am
Polish children simulate being gassed to death at Auschwitz-themed dance recital
Event marks renaming of a school to honor Polish children deported by Nazis, some of whom were forcibly adopted by German families if found to be sufficiently Aryan.
March 8, 2019, 1:56 pm
Women who wow
Today is International Women's Day. Rebecca Davis and Sophie Deutsch celebrate a few remarkable women of the community.
July 5, 2018, 12:00 am
Poland backtracks on Holocaust law
Benjamin Netanyahu said that by securing the Polish concession, his team "upheld our prime duty to ensure the historic truth about the Holocaust."
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.
March 25, 2018, 12:00 am
Israeli mayor’s speech canned in Poland
An Israeli mayor's Holocaust comments were censored in Poland this week. If anyone was wondering what the controversial new Polish law will mean in practice, this is it.
March 23, 2018, 12:00 am
ABC doco tells of pilgrimage to Poland
Australian musician Fay Sussman embarked on a moving pilgrimage to Poland, which has been recorded in a captivating documentary called Fay's Journey, set to screen on ABC's Compass program on March 24 at 6pm.
February 9, 2018, 2:54 pm
A blow to all who cherish historical truth
Poland has enacted a problematic law, the international community has been shamefully quiet, and Israeli diplomacy failed when it was needed.
February 9, 2018, 2:24 pm
‘The blood of Polish Jews cries from the ground’
Poland's President dealt a major blow to Israel and Jewish groups on Tuesday, announcing that he will ratify a controversial new Holocaust law.
February 1, 2018, 5:18 pm
New Polish Shoah legislation slammed
Israelis say that the parliament in Warsaw has no right to prescribe prison sentences for people who suggest that Poland bore responsibility for the Holocaust – and top scholars share their dismay.
December 7, 2017, 11:00 am
Outrage over naked game at death camp
Poland's interior minister has instructed prosecutors to follow up on an investigation by groups representing Holocaust survivors on a video featuring nudity that was filmed at a former death camp in the country.
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.
July 10, 2017, 12:01 am
Schools pioneer mourned
ISRAEL Kipen, Holocaust survivor, philanthropist and Jewish day schools pioneer, has passed away at 98. Kipen was among a small circle that founded Mount Scopus Memorial College, Australia’s first Jewish day school, in 1948.
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.