Hobart Synagogue 175th anniversary

Thank you for your interest in the 175th anniversary of the Hobart Synagogue, the oldest in Australia.

We are planning an exciting weekend featuring a full program of events that will celebrate our history with our congregation members, friends, and descendants.

  • When: Friday 3 July – Sunday 5 July 2020
  • Draft Program:
    • Government House Reception (Friday afternoon)
    • Erev Shabbat Service (Progressive)
    • Friday night Shabbat dinner at The Old Woolstore Hotel
    • Shabbat Shacharit Service (Orthodox)
    • Panel discussion on the history of Jews in Tasmania and future directions (Saturday afternoon)
    • A concert reflecting the original 1845 consecration ceremony
    • Tours of Hobart Jewish sites