Intern Shirley Linney reflects on her experience cataloging the personal papers of the late, great Rabbi Israel Porush.
behind the scenes
Rachel Skerys – Master of Information Studies – Charles Sturt University Helena Mann’s story and collection demonstrate an unwavering commitment to Holocaust education and remembrance. As a survivor of the Bergen Belsen concentration camp during the Holocaust, Helena’s journey extended far beyond liberation. Her involvement with the Melbourne Jewish Holocaust Centre from its very establishment
Intern Archivist Ava McConnell takes us inside the collection of personal papers of Marcelle Marks, whose research revealed the lives of Jewish farmers across Australia, between the 1850s and the early 2000s. She published the article ‘Jews on the Land: Mutual Farms and Mooringa’, in the Australian Jewish Historical Society Journal in 2019; and she contributed to the exhibition ‘The Jewish Agricultural Experience in the Diaspora’, held at Beth Hatefotsoth in 1983.
Zali Harris engaged in a remote internship with the AJHS from August to November of 2022, as she studied for her Honours degree in History.