News & ASPJ Events

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Vale Marian Pawlik OAM

It was with great sorrow that we learned of the passing of Marian Pawlik OAM, President of the Polish Community Council of Victoria and great friend of the ASPJ. Rest in peace Marian. Shalom chaver! May your memory be a blessing to all who knew you.

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Thank You Bernard!

For the past eleven years, Bernard has served the ASPJ as its Founding President, President, Co-President, Vice-President and Board member. However, he has felt that now was the right time for him to step down and allow others to take the reins.

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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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Board ofManagement

Ezra May

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

Treasurer & Website
Andrew Rajcher

Lena Fiszman
Peter Schnall

Eva Hussain
David Prince

Karen Pakula


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, our website can be used to assist them in contacting former residents or their descendants.


We WelcomeNew Members

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

In 2009, we took on 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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