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Shoah Testimonies


The Sydney Jewish Museum is proud to be the holder of a stand-alone Server which provides access to the 2,481 testimonies from Holocaust survivors interviewed in Australia. These testimonies were collected by the Shoah foundation Institute and later on digitised and compiled onto a database by the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation Institute.

Visitors to the Museum are able to conduct searches using an extensive index of geographic and experiential keywords (nearly 10,000 keywords), names of people mentioned in the testimonies (over 50,000 names) and biographical information for each interviewee.

This tool enables visitors to the SJM to perform academic research as well as family history research. The VHA is located in the museum’s library and resource centre. We invite all our members and friends to utilise this exceptional facility.

 For more information please contact the education department

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Magda, Judith & Erna Weisz