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August 2017

Book Launch: Escape From Berlin

August 20, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Sydney Jewish Museum, 148 Darlinghurst Rd
Darlunghurst, NSW 2010 Australia
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Life member Peter Nash is launching his memoir Escape from Berlin: A Refugee Flees Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust of WW2 to Shanghai and the Australia at the Sydney Jewish Museum on Sunday August 20; introduced by Prof Andrew Jakubowicz. BOOKING ESSENTIAL: by phone 9360 7999 or by email to: rsvp@sjm.com.au Peter will be signing copies of the book from 1:30pm.

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January 2018

Dr Andrew Zalewski – The Great War (1914-18): Jewish Lives in Galicia

January 21 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Upper Victor Smith Hall – North Shore Synagogue, Treatts Road
Lindfield, New South Wales Australia
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        Join us as Dr Andrew Zalewski intertwines his own genealogical discoveries with the broader historical context of Jewish Galicia. He will focus on World War I and the eastern front in Galicia, which was home to the largest Jewish community in Austro-Hungary. Uncovering his ancestors’ individual stories, Andrew follows waves of Russian offensives and Central Powers counteroffensives which swept through Galicia. He describes dramatic events in small and large cities (Lwów, Przemyśl, Kraków), which impacted many Jewish…

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