News & ASPJ Events

- NEWS items plus words and pics from all ASPJ EVENTS!

Passover and Easter Greetings from the ASPJ

The Coronovirus COVID-19 has affected all our lives. In 2020, Passover and Easter have coincided across the same dates - we are all celebrating our holidays, this year, in an unaccustomed manner. The ASPJ sends this message to the community:

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ASPJ and AIPA Voice Concern Over Delay in Appointment of POLIN Museum Director

The ASPJ and AIPA have written a joint letter to the Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Professor Piotr Gliński, expressing their concern over the delay in appointing a Director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

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2019 “Henryk Sławik Award” Presentation

At Melbourne’s Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre, members of the Jewish and Polish communities, members of the Consular Corps and paliamentarians came together for the presentation of the ASPJ’s 2019 Henryk Sławik Award to Natalie Suleyman MP.

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New Year Greetings From Polish Ambassador

To mark the Jewish New Year, the Polish Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Mr. Michał Kołodziejski, has sent his regards and warm wishes to the Jewish community, especially to the members and friends of our organisation.

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Board ofManagement

Bernard Korbman, OAM
Ezra May

Izy Marmur (Vic.)
Estelle Rozinski (N.S.W.)

Treasurer & Website
Andrew Rajcher

Lena Fiszman
Peter Schnall

Eva Hussain
David Prince

Karen Pakula
Estelle Rozinski


Do You or Your Family Have Roots in Poland?

Many of Poland’s cities and towns are, today, endeavouring to preserve their Jewish history and heritage.

Some are now turning to the ASPJ to assist them in their task of collecting memoirs, photographs and other documents.

To encourage their endeavours, a new feature has been added to this website to assist them in contacting former residents or their descendants.


We WelcomeNew Members

Formerly know as “The Worldwide Federation of Polish Jews (Australian Chapter)”

We have a new name, a new Constitution, a new Statement of Purpose and a new generation of active members.

Based in Melbourne, Australia, we invite all people, Jewish and non-Jewish, whose roots lie in Poland, to join out reinvigorated organisation.



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