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Sunday, June 7 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
A flicker of light in a dark world: three remarkable stories of rescue during World War Two

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A lovely legend comes out of Jewish mystical writings. It tells us that somewhere in the world, 36 righteous people are always among us and, through their actions, keep humanity safe from destruction, from fire and from flood. In fact the world's very existence depends on them. They are not known to each other; even unaware of their purpose, but true to their nature, they create a wellspring of loving kindness for us all. The three stories in this session are example of acts of compassion and courage.

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Julie Meadows

Julie Meadows (OAM) has spent the last 22 years gathering, editing and facilitating the publication of autobiographical stories from members of the Melbourne Jewish community. As a result, a large archive exists for future generations.
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Tony Weldon

Dr Tony Weldon OAM FRACP |  Chairman, Courage to Care (Vic) Inc.
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Harry Better

Harry is a Holocaust survivor, who was born in Poland in the mid-1930s and migrated to Australia after the war in November 1946 with his oldest sister. He survived the Holocaust by being hidden by a Polish Catholic family by the name of Skowron. Harry is married to Pola and has two... Read More →

Sunday June 7, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST