Lectures and Programs

The Librarian of Auschwitz

The Librarian of Auschwitz

10.30am Sunday 24 March

Dita Kraus was a prisoner at the Auschwitz concentration camp. At age 14, she was entrusted with the dangerous clandestine job of protecting  the precious and forbidden eight books that prisoners had smuggled into Auschwitz that would be used in the secret school created by prisoners for the children of Block 31.

Workshop on Israeli Writer Batya Gur’s Detective Novels

Workshop on Israeli Writer Batya Gur’s Detective Novels

Led by Michal Fram Cohen

4.00pm Sunday 7 April

Batya Gur (1947-2005) was an Israeli literary scholar and critic who wrote popular detective  novels. In the workshop we will discuss two of her novels: Literary Murder: A Critical Case and Murder in the Kibbutz: A Communal Case.

Elliot Jager

Making Sense of Israel’s Elections – What’s Next?

Making Sense of Israel’s Elections – What’s Next?

Guest Lecturer: Elliot Jager

Sunday 28 April 8.00 pm.

Dr Elliot Jager lectured in Political Science and worked for the New York City government for 23 years before making Aliyah. 

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