EventsFinding Hope | Zikaron Ba’Salon 'Memories in the Living Room'

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Finding Hope | Zikaron Ba’Salon 'Memories in the Living Room'

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


You are warmly invited to Zikaron Ba’Salon 'Memories in the Living Room' presented by Kristopher Clancy. 

The Story of Johan “Hans” Klisser (1927 - 2022)

The session includes historical testimony, a transitional stage for processing, and open discussion.

Hear about Johan "Hans" Klisser, born in Amsterdam in 1927, who survived Nazi occupation and moved to New Zealand in 1951 with only $20. He founded Vogel's Bread with Dr. Max Reizenstein and later established Klisser's Farmhouse Bakery, which still produces the famous bread today.

Kristopher Clancy is the Education Director of the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand.

Monday 19 June - Friday 30 June 

Finding Hope | Seeking Refuge in Aotearoa New Zealand

An exhibition of eight graphic style banners that explain New Zealand’s response to the Holocaust and the significance of this event in our history, will be on display on He Hononga/ Ground Floor.

Graphic Design/ Roger Mason

This is event is proudly supported by the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand (NZHC).

Also in the series:

Monday 19 June
Judaism and Pre-War Jewish Life

Thursday 29 June
Words Documents and photos - the creation of memoir/ the South Island book launch of Resilience: A story of Persecution, Escape, Survival and Triumph

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