Conference paper on Tasmanian Jewish history

Posted: 21 July 2020

Stefan Petrow, Emeritus professor in History and Classics at the University of Tasmania prepared this research for a presentation at the panel discussion for Hobart Synagogue’s 175th anniversary. Unfortunately, the event was cancelled due to COVID-19, but Stefan is kindly sharing his research.

Surviving in a Distant Land: Jews in Nineteenth-Century Hobart
(kindly hosted by the Australian Jewish Historical Society)

SBS Radio on 175th anniversary

Posted: 19 July 2020

SBS Hebrew briefly covers the synagogue’s 175 anniversary in an interview with the Australian Jewish News’ Shane Desiatnik.

Listen to the clip. The part about Hobart is about 2/3rds in @ 6:15.

Australian Jewish News article

Posted: 6 July 2020

Thank you to the Australian Jewish News for reaching out to us and learning about our congregation for a long feature about our 175th anniversary and our proud history serving an inclusive Tasmanian Jewish community.

Read the article.

Synagogue featured on local news

Posted: 1 July 2020

WIN News Tasmania visited the synagogue for a feature on the local news. You can view the clip below:

Video of Hobart Synagogue on local news

Nightly News 7 Tasmania also ran a short feature on the Synagogue:

Video of Hobart Synagogue on Nightly News 7 Tasmania