The Holocaust

Located over three levels, this exhibition traces the persecution and murder of European Jewry from 1933 to 1945 and explores the contemporary and ongoing resonance of these unprecedented events. The exhibition also recounts the new lives forged by survivors following their arrival in Australia and their contribution to the rich, multicultural fabric of contemporary Australian life.

Exhibitions and events

Culture and Continuity: Journey through Judaism

Permanent exhibition

Explores Jewish history from Biblical origin in the Ancient Near East to the thriving Jewish community in Australia.

Serving Australia: The Jewish Involvement in Australian Military History

Permanent exhibition

Portrays the stories of Jewish servicemen and women in the Australian defence forces from its inception to the present. Reflecting the dedication, valour and patriotism of the greater Australian...

The Holocaust and Human Rights

Permanent exhibition

A capstone to the Holocaust exhibition,  The Holocaust and Human Rights Exhibition  outlines human rights achievements and challenges, and focuses on the key human rights issues facing...

Activities from this museum

HSC Modern History In-Depth Study Day

The Sydney Jewish Museum’s HSC Modern History In-Depth Study Day provides an...

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