Witnessing Holocaust History: From Generation To Generation – A New Global Project Partnership between WE ARE HERE! Perth, Australia, HAMEC Philadelphia and World ORT, London #education
From: Eli Rabinowitz
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2020
This global program will start with 19 ORT schools on 27 January 2021, and will continue with more schools for Yom Hashoah through 8/9 April 2021
Press Statement from HAMEC:
HAMEC ORT WAH! Ruth Almy Intro 27 January 2021
Participating ORT Schools for the 27 January 2021 event are:
|Mexico/ Mexico City||CST||CIM-ORT|
|South Africa/ Cape Town||SAST||Herzlia|
|South Africa/Johannesburg||SAST||King David Victory Park High|
|Bulgaria/Sofia||EEST||Dimcho Debelianov Hebrew and English Language School|
|Netherlands/ Amsterdam||CET||JSG Maimonides|
|Spain/Madrid||CET||ORT Colegio Estrella Toledano|
|Russia/ St Petersburg||MST||ORT de Gunzburg Secondary School # 550 “Shorashim”|
|Russia/ Samara||SST||Samara ORT Secondary School# 42, “Gesher”|
|Russia/ Moscow||MST||ORT Tekhiya, Center of Education # 1311|
|Russia/Moscow||MST||ORT Moscow Technology School, Gymnasium # 1540|
|Russia/ Kazan||MST||ORT “Mishpahteinu” Secondary School # 12|
|Ukraine/ Chernivtsi||EEST||ORT Specialized School #41|
|Ukraine/ Kiev||EEST||Kiev ORT Educational Complex #141|
|Ukraine/ Odessa||EEST||ORT Secondary School # 94|
|Ukraine/ Zhaporozhie||EEST||ORT “Aleph” Jewish Gymnasium|
|Moldova/ Kishinev||EEST||ORT Technology Lyceum|
|Estonia/ Tallinn||EEST||ORT Tallinn Jewish School|
|Latvia/ Riga||EEST||ORT Network Jewish Secondary School|
|Lithuania/ Vilnius||EEST||Vilnius Sholom Aleichem ORT School|
Bielski Reunion, Belarus
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Ellenbrook Secondary College & Carmel High SchoolAt Ellenbrook Secondary College5 August 2019
First time translation and performance of the Partisans’ Song, Zog Nit Keynmol in Nyungar or Noongar, the language of a constellation of indigenous people living in the south-west of Western Australia.
What is that? Well, as you may know, Uncle William Cooper (1860- 1941) was an Indigenous activist and leader of his community, who also saw the injustices of the world around him, at a time when his own people were struggling for acceptance and their place in Australian society. When he heard of Kristallnacht in far off Europe, he organised for a delegation of Indigenous men and women to march to the German consulate in Melbourne, and presented them with a letter condemning the Jewish persecution. The Germans refused to accept the letter, but simply presenting it made Cooper a hero, especially in the eyes of the Jewish community.
(press release by Ron Jontof-Hutter)
Kristallnacht Cantata; A Voice of Courage On November 10 the Nazi German Government ordered pogroms throughout Germany, Austria and the Sudetenland. Thousand…
Just think of this – when was the last time Maoz Tzur was heard in Keidan, Lithuania, sung by a Jewish kid? Maybe 75 years ago!
When Laima Ardaviciene, the English teacher at Atzalyno Gymnazija in Kedainiai Lithunia, asked whether I could give a talk on Chanukah via Skype to her students, I would normally have sourced one of the many brilliant articles by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and shared this with them, speaking from my home.
As I only live a minute’s drive from our CHABAD Shul in Noranda, I came up with the idea of enlisting the assistance of Rabbi Shalom White and doing it at the Shul. I also asked a young and talented friend, Dylan Kotkis, to join us. Dylan has a friendly and outgoing personality together with a beautiful singing voice. He is a 15 year old student at Carmel School, Perth’s Jewish Day School.
Due to the 7 hour time difference between Perth and Kedainiai, 1pm (7pm here) was the best time for Laima and her students, so we held the meeting in the Shul’s library. A minyan was taking place in the sanctuary at the same time.
Here are some photos and video clips taken both from the Kedainiai and from the Perth ends. I synchronised and edited the videos and combined the footage taken by Laima and myself.
Rabbi White, Dylan and I spoke about the festival and Dylan took the Lithuanian students on a tour of the shul. Dylan sang Maoz Tzur for them.
Photos taken at Atzalyno Gimnazija
Photos taken on the Perth side
Screenshots and photos of the signs the Lithuanian students presented.
Good news for those who support and attend Carmel School in Perth.
It was the top school in the 2015 league table, just announced.
Something to consider for those parents thinking of moving their children to a non Jewish private school!
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School’s website: carmel.wa.edu.au