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21 Oct 2021

Holocaust Survivor Leaves Legacy of Hope

Photo courtesy Sydney Jewish MuseumHolocaust survivor and ‘‘happiest man on Earth’’ Eddie Jaku OAM has passed away aged 101. A tribute published in AJN honoured a man who saw the worst of humanity yet remained an optimist throughout his life. Mr Jaku, who came to Australia in 1950 and helped found the Sydney Jewish Museum, shared his story of survival to ensure that the horrors of the Holocaust were never repeated. During World War Two, Mr Jaku was imprisoned in four concentration camps, including Auschwitz where the number 172338 was tattooed on his arm.  An incredible survivor, Mr Jaku… Read More