Leo Cappel - Speaker Event, Whangarei
“Tulip bulb patties and food drops:
memories of the Hunger Winter in
the Netherlands, 1944”
Sunday, 7 December
11.00am – 1.00pm
Whangarei Public Library
Leo Cappel is a graduate of Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam. He is a musician & musical director for production at Mercury Theatre and New Independent Theatre, Auckland.
The author of several books, Leo Cappel will speak about his memories of the Hunger Winter in the Netherlands in 1944.
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Aubrey Pomerance MA
Chief Archivist of the Jewish Museum Berlin
“Teaching the Holocaust at
the Jewish Museum Berlin”
Sunday, 14 December 2014, 2pm
Myers Hall, 80 Webb St
The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand cordially invites you to meet Aubrey Pomerance MA, Chief Archivist of the Jewish Museum Berlin who will be visiting New Zealand to meet with individuals who have expressed interest in entrusting materials pertaining to their family histories in Germany as well as German speaking countries to the Jewish Museum Berlin archives.
Aubrey Pomerance, M.A., born in Calgary, Canada, has been Director of Archives of the Jewish Museum Berlin since 2001.
There will be a kiddush in his honour after the synagogue service on Saturday 13 December 2014, generously hosted by Dr Susi Williams.
He will also be speaking at the Raye Freedman Library in Auckland on Sunday 21 December. For more information about his Auckland visit, see http://chronicle.1.org.nz/Item.asp?Item=4101
Aubrey Pomerance will be in Wellington from 10 December - 16 December. If you have material you would consider entrusting to the museum, please make advance contact with Dr Pomerance by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Seideman Holocaust Essay Competition
The topic for this essay competition is “The Holocaust and the lessons for New Zealand”. It is open to all Year 10 and Year 11 students and there is a $200 prize. The deadline is 21 November 2014.
Students can submit their essay as Word document or PDF either electronically to email@example.com or in hard copy to Paul Seideman Holocaust Essay Competition, c/o Holocaust Centre of New Zealand, 80 Webb Street, Wellington.
Speaker Series Spring 2014
The Holocasut Centre of New Zealand Speaker Series has started up again and the upcoming speakers are in September and October. All talks are 6.00pm - 7.30pm on the following dates:
Thursday, 4 September 6.00pm
Dr. Monica Tempian, Victoria University of Wellington
"When others boldly steer their ships/I stand on the harbour still and wracked with pain": the Lyric and Memory of Jerusalem's German-speaking Olim
Thursday, 18 September 6.00pm
Dr. Marco Sonzogni, Victoria University of Wellington
"Writing History's Inferno: Dante's Florence, Levi's Auschwitz and Heaney's Belfast"
Thursday, 30 October 6.00pm
David Zwartz, Chairman
Wellington Regional Jewish Council
"Early Holocaust commemorations among New Zealand's Jewish community"
All HCNZ Speaker Series events will be held at the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand, 80 Webb Street, Te Aro, Wellington.
"Auschwitz to Aotearoa"
"Auschwitz to Aotearoa" is a new exhibition at The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand which depicts the lives of nine women who were all interned in concentration camps in Nazi Europe and later immigrated to New Zealand. Curated by Victoria University of Wellington graduate, Anna Chapman, the exhibition asks the question, "How did these women survive?"
Address given to the New Zealand
Holocaust Centre AGM 10 August
The Seeds of Prejudice in 21st Century New Zealand
Phillip Green is a mediator, arbitrator, adjudicator, and barrister. He is based in Wellington and works in New Zealand and overseas.
Born in 1949 New Zealand, Phillip remembers "an insulated, isolated, comfortable middle class world. And in it, the seeds of prejudice lay, not dormant, but germinating slowly."
Download his address below:
Seminar for New Zealand Educators
International School for Holocaust Studies
Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel
12 – 26 January, 2015
We gratefully acknowledge the very generous support of the following organisations:
In appreciation to the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) for supporting this educator training project. Through recovering the assets of the victims of the Holocaust, The Claims Conference enables organisations around the world to provide education about the Shoah and to preserve the memory of those who perished.