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Sunday, August 11 • 9:00am - 10:00am
History, Memory & the Meaning of Things

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Location: Room 155
The Hebrew word for memory, zakhor, is mentioned in the Bible over 150 times. Again and again we are impelled to remember – to seek connections with our past in order to construct our identities and give meaning to life in the present. In this session, we will consider the potential of objects – historical artefacts, artworks and the everyday things we surround ourselves with – to evoke, connect us with, and even reinvent, Jewish memory.

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Rebecca Forgasz

Rebecca was appointed Director of the Jewish Museum of Australia at the beginning of 2010, following a long association with the museum and a variety of exhibition-related roles at public institutions. Rebecca previously worked as Manager, Donor Stewardship and Recognition in the... Read More →

Sunday August 11, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am PDT