* International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration *
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration
Hosted by Jewish Holocaust Centre and Jewish Community Council of Victoria
Join us as we commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. 27 January 2020 marks 75 years since Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by the Red Army.
Guest Speaker: Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld AC, OBE
Memories of Liberation: Eva Slonim OAM
On 27 January 1945, 75 years ago, Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by the Red Army. Jeffrey Rosenfeld AC, OBE has a deep understanding of the Holocaust having experienced the aftermath of genocide in Rwanda in which almost a million innocent people were murdered. He served as a military surgeon with the UN Assistance Mission in Rwanda (UNAMIR II) in 1996.
He is Professor of Surgery at Monash University and Senior Neurosurgeon at the Alfred Hospital. He is the Patron-in-Chief of the Victorian Association of Jewish Ex- and Serving Men and Women (VAJEX).
Start Date: January 27, 2020
Start Time: 7:00 pm
Event Type: Commemoration
Venue: Malvern Town Hall