May 24 Updates

Australia and South Africa

Australian Jewish News – 30 May 2024

INCLUDED in the activity, the children have lots of fun painting their own “pockets” with creative designs and are thrilled to take their pockets home with them, as a tangible reminder of their learning experiences from the day. The In My Pocket has now extended to state and private schools.

Two sessions for over 60 students at West Balcatta Primary School in Perth:

Seven schools in South Africa ran the In My Pocket project in May

The Cape Jewish Chronicle May 2024

United Herzlia Schools – Weizmann in Cape Town

Phyllis Jowell School & Sinai Academy in Cape Town

King David Schools in Johannesburg

Plans for In Meiner Tasche A6 mini book in German in Australia

In My Pocket now translated into Dutch, Lithuanian and Latvian

Moriah Memorial College in Sydney

Our second incursion with Mount Sinai College in Sydney

Goethe Institute in Sydney – meeting with Andrea

BJE Sydney – meeting with Ronnen

TBI in Melbourne – meeting with Caroline

Temple Emanuel – meeting with Rabbi Kaiserblueth

Temple David in Perth, our first session with a synagogue or Temple

The IAJGS Conference in Philadelphia coming up in August

Yom Hashoah Commemoration – Melbourne – 5 May


With Alon Cassuto, CEO Zionist Federation Australia

With Gary Samowitz, CEO March of the Living

With Sue Hampel, co-president of the Melbourne Holocaust Museum

With Naomi Levin, CEO JCCV

With Dr Derav Carmeli, Lamm Library

With Michael Pearse SC, German Honorary Consul Melbourne

Melbourne Jewish Schools

With Ilan Bloch, Director of Jewish Life, King David School

With Matti, Dana & Roni at Mt Scopus College

With Tanya, Karen & Amanda, Bialik College

With Avril at Bialik College

With Reyzl and Anat, Sholem Aleichem College

With UJEB United Jewish Education Board – Itzik, Sebi and Shlomi

With Nick Beckingsale, Executive Director, Victorian Education Department

The Holocaust Museum, Melbourne

Simon Holloway, Head of Education, Melbourne Holocaust Museum

Donation to the Melbourne Holocaust Museum – Julia Reichstein, Librarian

Our first session with a TAFE – technical college:

WE ARE HERE! Foundation: Partner at the New York Museum of Jewish Heritage’s Yom Hashoah Commemoration