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)
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.
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.
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: