Professor John Zeleznikow – Café Scheherazade: an old Melbourne milk bar renamed after the heroine of the Arabian Nights

Morry Frenkel speaks with Professor John Zeleznikow, about his parents Avram and Masha; their experiences during the Holocaust; the purchase – with a no-interest loan from Jewish Care – of what became the iconic Café Scheherazade in Acland Street, St Kilda; Jewish life in Melbourne as it revolved around the café; and his volunteering work for the past 50 years. Go to www.jewishcare.org.au to read about all aspects of the 175 years old organisation, including volunteering and donating to assist them in their important work.

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