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Learning at the Museum

Thousands of students from government, Catholic and independent schools visit us each year to learn about Jewish culture and contributions to this country, and our professional development workshops assist educators in the teaching of Judaism.

Students from Jewish day schools are engaged through activities such as our Roots program delivered with the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society—the outcomes of which are showcased in our Evolving Identities exhibit.

We create pioneering projects, including our Museums Together bridge building program with the Islamic Museum of Australia, and Augmented Reality Education Program with Sandpit.

Education at the Museum is not limited to schools; our short courses allow adult learners to discover more about themselves, their culture and world.

We do all this because we believe museums change lives. Maintaining identity, improving social cohesion, building connections and fostering a community that is open to and accepting of difference underscores everything we do.

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Justice in the Jewish State: A Window into Israeli Society Through its Most Significant Trials (Zoom)

Ittay Flescher

Monday 7.30–9pm
5 week course Jul 27 Aug 3 Aug 10 Aug 17 Aug 24
Israeli courts have been admired and condemned throughout the world for the decisions made within them over the past 72 years. This course will look at five prominent cases as a window into the tensions that lie at the heart of Israeli society to this day.