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AJHS AGM & Lecture

Sunday, 7 February, 2021 25 Shevat 5781

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
 
Australian Jewish Historical Society ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
followed by the Earle Hoffman Memorial Lecture in Australian History
 
This lecture, entitled 
Jewish Settlements: Dreams and Realities 
will be delivered by Dr Brian Wimborne  
 
7 February 2021 at 1:30 pm
in the Sir John Monash lecture room at the National Jewish Memorial Centre

 

For much of the last two thousand years, Jews have been on the move, most often to escape from persecution. No more was this more evident than in the last half of the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth centuries when pogroms in Russia and the Nazi Holocaust, threatened the very existence of Jewish life in Europe.
 
In Australia, plans to settle Jews escaping from the Holocaust were drawn up and received wide support. But even before then, Jewish settlements in several other countries were established, while others were no more than unfulfilled hopes.
 
This lecture is about the dreams and realities of Jewish settlements that did not end until the re-establishment of Israel.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, registration is required to attend this event. 

 DO NOT attend if you are experiencing any illness, have travelled to any known Covid-19 hotspot or overseas in the last month, or been in close contact with a person who tests positive to Covid-19.

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