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Thousands of students from government, Catholic and independent schools visit us each year to learn about Jewish culture and contributions to this country; our professional development workshops assist their 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, and we create pioneering projects — including Museums Together with the Islamic Museum of Australia and our 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 this because we believe museums change lives. Maintaining identity, improving social cohesion and fostering a community that is open to and accepting of difference underscores everything we do.

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The Longest Hatred: Antisemitism Then and Now

Paul Forgasz

Monday 12:15pm-2:45pm (with coffee break)
8 week course Feb 14 Feb 21 Feb 28 Mar 7 Mar 21 Mar 28 Apr 4 Apr 11
Antisemitism has been described as the “longest hatred.” In this eight-week course, we will explore the evolution and manifestations of antisemitism over the centuries – from ancient, to medieval, to contemporary times.