News & ASPJ Events

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Our Moshe Fiszman z”l and Polish Friends Honoured

Our Moshe Fiszman z"l, ASPJ foundation Board member, has been posthumously honoured with an OAM in the 2019 Queen's Birthday honours list. Our Polish friends, Zygmunt Bielinski and Dr Sylvia Greda-Bogusz, have also both been awarded an OAM .

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Vale Moshe Fiszman z”l (1921-2019)

It is with immense sadness that we mourn the passing of Moshe Fiszman z"l - Holocaust Survivor - a founding and, until his passing, continuing member of the Board of Management of the Australian Society of Polish Jews & Their Descendants.

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Inaugural & 2019 ASPJ Oration

An almost capacity crowd of 200 filled the hall at the Caulfield campus of Monash University to hear our Inaugural and 2019 ASPJ Oration delivered by Professor Dariusz Stola, Director of Warsaw's POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

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2018 “Henryk Sławik Award” Presentation

The Henryk Sławik Award is presented in honour of the spirit of the life and deeds of Henryk Sławik, (saving over thirty thousand lives in occupied Hungary, five thousand of those being Jews). The Board of Management of the ASPJ has decided to honour…

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Board ofManagement

Bernard Korbman, OAM
Ezra May

Izy Marmur
Estelle Rozinski

Andrew Rajcher

Lena Fiszman
Peter Schnall

Sydney Representative
Estelle Rozinski

Moshe Fiszman z”l
Eva Hussain
David Prince


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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