LJLA Events

In One Voice Street Festival – visit us!

Mar 20, 2016

In One Voice Street Festival – visit us!

Visit the library stall at “In One Voice” On Sunday 20 March, we will be at In One Voice, the major Jewish Culture Street Festival, together with Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival  When: 11am to 5pm, Sunday 20 March, 2016 Where: corner of Sinclair and Selwyn St, Elsternwick Congratulations to our cultural partner, In One Voice Festival, for bringing together Australians of all backgrounds along with all members of the Jewish community, regardless of political, social, and religious differences in a celebration of Jewish...

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Purim at the library!

Mar 17, 2016

Purim at the library!

Purim at the Library! Purim At the Lamm Jewish Library ! Celebrate Purim with Smadar & Vered Dress up with your costumes , sing songs, listen to stories, Make masks and more … When? On Thursday ,17th of March 10:00 – 10:40 for ages 2-5 years 11:00 – 11:30 for 5 months –2 years old. For Bookings click here or email us at: veredhar@gmail.com,...

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Philosophy class

Feb 25, 2016

Philosophy class

“If every cell in my body gets replaced over 7 years, will I still be me in 7 years’ time?” “If my goal was to fail and I failed – did I succeed or fail?” “Who am I?” “Do we have free will?” “Does God exist?” “What are numbers?” “What is the meaning and purpose to life?” Discuss these and other age-old questions in a fortnightly Philosophy class at the Lamm Library. Every 3rd Thursday of the month, 10.30 am to 12 noon. Please join us – no experience necessary! Come along with an enquiring mind and a preparedness to engage in respectful discussion and exploration of ideas. There is no charge. Enquiries Cynthia 0403 867...

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2015 Book Sale

Nov 29, 2015

2015 Book Sale

Library end-of-year book sale! From Sunday 29 Nov 2015, during normal library hours Don’t miss out! Get ready for your summer reading. Hundreds of books, in English and Hebrew, many like new – at ridiculous prices    Also some new books at special prices and some freebies.  Phone 92725611 for enquiries...

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Write your Story: Nina Stone’s Booklaunch

Aug 16, 2015

Write your Story: Nina Stone’s Booklaunch

Together with   Nina Stone we have much pleasure inviting you to the launch of the 125th book in the Makor Write Your Story  series: Born to Survive: A long journey to freedom by Nina Stone To be launched byDr Paul Valent on Sunday 16 Aug 2015, 2.00 pm at Holocaust Museum 13-15 Selwyn Street, Elsternwick. Enquiries ph....

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Exhibition: Let Me Be Myself, the story of Anne Frank

Aug 3, 2015

Exhibition: Let Me Be Myself, the story of Anne Frank

The Anne Frank Australia Foundation, Zionist Council of Victoria and the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia (LJLA) are proud to announce the opening of the new exhibition Let Me Be Myself– The Story of Anne Frank at the LJLA, 304 Hawthorn Road in South Caulfield. The exhibition will run for six weeks commencing 3 August through 10 September 2015. The exhibition was compiled by the Anne Frank Stichting in Amsterdam and is being shown for the first time in Melbourne. It includes Anne’s story and the historical context of her time as well as modules that specifically highlight the contemporary relevance of the story of Anne Frank. “I’m delighted the Anne Frank Australia Foundation has selected the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia to house this important exhibition,” said LJLA Executive Director, Leonie Fleiszig. “We look forward to welcoming visitors from a broad spectrum of the Melbourne community who want to connect with and learn from Anne’s story.” The interactive exhibit is open to the public for self-guided visits during library operating hours. Guided tours for school, community and private groups are encouraged and may be arranged during operating hours or by appointment. Bookings for group tours are essential. Entry is by gold coin donation. “Seventy years after her death at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Anne Frank’s story still speaks to those who are concerned with injustice,” says Jane Rapke, Executive Director of the Zionist Council of Victoria. “This outstanding exhibition depicts the spirited and hopeful nature that has made Anne a role model for young people around the world and shares important lessons about standing strong against prejudice and discrimination. This exhibit is sure to move anyone who takes the time to visit.” Let Me Be Myself contains seven historical modules designed to enable visitors to identify with the personal story of Anne Frank. The story of the Frank family is interlaced with information about the important historical events happening at the time and demonstrates the consequences the anti-Jewish measures had on one particular family. The film The Short Life of Anne Frank will be shown in a separate area. The LJLA operating hours are Monday through Thursday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 2pm-5pm. For information regarding bookings, please complete the on-line booking form or contact the Zionist Council of Victoria at (03) 9272 5544 or by email at annefrank@zcv.org.au. For details about the content of the exhibit, please contact iet Fuijkschot 0419 465516 or email iet@annefrank.org.au. Photo Credit: Photo Collection of the Anne Frank Stichting...

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