The Holocaust and Human Rights

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 Australia today. The exhibition uses interactive media and new digital technologies to explore local issues pertaining to the rights of Refugees and Asylum Seekers; People with Disabilities; First Australians; and the LGBTIQ Community.

The place promotes deep, reflective thought, even on topics that might prove irresolvable.


Exhibitions and events

Unseen Untold: Our Curious Collection

Temporary exhibition at Sydney Jewish Museum until 15.10.2018

To mark the Museum’s 25th anniversary and celebrate 25 years of collecting, the Curators have gone behind-the-scenes, delved into the archives to showcase some never-before-seen quirky, precious and...

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

Permanent exhibition

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...

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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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