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Thursday, July 15

10:00am AEST

How to speak to my grandmother about the Holocaust
What does the future of Holocaust commemoration look like? What are the lessons young Jews need to hear? In this conversation with her grandson Samuel Herz (OC ‘17), Danielle will speak about her experiences and share how the Holocaust impacted her philosophy on life.

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Danielle Charak OAM

Danielle has had a teaching career spanning more than sixty years, including teaching English to migrants, French at VCE, English and French in Israel and Yiddish at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Danielle also taught at Mount Scopus Memorial College in the ‘80s. She has... Read More →
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Sam Herz

Samuel Herz is a 2017 Scopus graduate and is in his 3rd year of a Bachelor of Science Advanced - Global Challenges degree at Monash University. He facilitates UJEB's Bar Mitzvah program and coordinates their extracurricular high school space. He has been involved at Hineni as the... Read More →

Thursday July 15, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am AEST

12:15pm AEST

How to respond to the pledge of 'never again' after the Shoah
After the Holocaust, the phrase ‘never again’ became a catch-cry for the world to rally against injustice and mass atrocity. And yet, in every decade since the Holocaust, crimes against humanity occurred on almost every continent. This lecture will examine the genocide in Rwanda and discuss the global consequences of this genocide. It will also explore how Israel has taken concrete measures to help the survivors, in particular Rwandan orphans, to overcome the aftermath of this horrific tragedy.

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Sue Hampel OAM

Sue Hampel OAM is a well-known public speaker and lecturer. She holds a Masters degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies and serves as Co-President of the Jewish Holocaust Centre. Sue is currently an academic mentor to indigenous students and a teaching associate in the History faculty... Read More →

Thursday July 15, 2021 12:15pm - 1:15pm AEST