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Visitors to the Centre

There is great enthusiasm and interest amongst individuals and organisations from South Africa and around the world about the establishment of a Holocaust Centre in Johannesburg.
Some visitors to the centre were:


Elly Gotz, Holocaust Survivor. Guest speaker, 27th January 2012 events

Dr Shirli Gilbert, University of Southampton

Kay Andrews, National outreach coordinator Holocaust Education Development Programme Institute of Education, University of London


Professor Hans Safrian, Vienna University, keynote speaker Kristallnacht Commemoration 2011


Dr Eva Hoffman, writer
and academic, USA


Mitch Braff – Executive Director, Jewish Partisans Educational Foundation


Lithuanian students Fima Hiterer and Ina Frishman from the Sholem Aleichem Day School in Vilnius, Simon Gurevichius, Executive Director, Lithuanian Jewish Community, Solly Kaplinski, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

Professor David Shneer, Associate Professor of History and Director of Jewish Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

Ela Weissberger, USA
Holocuast Survivor, Guest speaker

Marta Wise, an Auschwitz survivor and a guest speaker at the Johannesburg Yom Ha’Shoah commemoration in 2008

Liebe Geft
, Director of The Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles

Jan-Erik Dubbelmann,
Director, International Department, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

Marcia Shushter,
Vice-President of the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Montreal

Fumiko Ishioka,
Director, Tokyo Holocaust Educational Resource Centre and Lara Brady from Canada.

Aaron Peterer, International Department, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

Dr Berit Reisel, Acting Chairman, Centre for Studies of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities, Norway.

Donna- Jacobs-Sife – Storyteller, educator and writer, Australia

Dov Segev-Steinberg – Israeli Ambassador to South Africa

Hans Westra – Executive Director, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

Leora Kahn – Film maker and Human Rights activist, New York, USA

Dr Marc Grellert – Prof. of Architecture, University of Darmstadt, Germany

Professor Deborah Dwork, Director of the Strassler Centre Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University, Massachusetts

Leo Dercksen, Eefje Teeuwisse, Tjip De Jong of the Learning Company, the Netherlands

Mark Weitzman, Director, Simon Wiesenthal New York Tolerance Centre
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