United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

70 Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz: Keeping the Memory Alive

The commemoration, organised annually by the Melbourne Holocaust Museum, is held to accord with the November 2005 resolution of the UN General Assembly proclaiming 27 January, the day in 1945 on which Auschwitz was liberated, as the annual international memorial day to mark the Holocaust.

Keynote Address: Professor David Mittelberg
Adjunct Research Associate, ACJC, Monash University, Professor for Sociology and Chairman of the Steering Committee of the International School of Oranim College, Israel, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Kibbutz Research, Haifa University, and author of Between Two Worlds: The Testimony and the Testament.

Testimony: Mrs Eva Slonim
Child survivor at the liberation of Auschwitz