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 in the synagogue that aims to recreate the original 1845 consecration ceremony (Saturday early evening)
    • Tours of Hobart Jewish sites

Register your interest

If you are interested in attending, we kindly request that you register your interest. This is a short set of questions where you can learn more about our program and signup to receive updates about the event.

Register your interest

Your registration of interest will be invaluable in helping us plan for this special weekend.