Critchley Parker story on ABC Hobart

Posted: 6 December 2020

ABC Hobart features an article on Critchley Parker. It is a fascinating story on Parker’s quest to find a homeland for European Jews, starting in the late 1930s which led him to the wilderness of Southwest Tasmania. Parker eventually died on an expedition near Port Davey.

Link to article:
Before Israel was created, Critchley Parker set off to find a Jewish homeland in Tasmania’s wilderness

There’s also a video with an archived ABC feature on this, featuring Richard Flanagan.

The congregation will be hosting a webinar New Jerusalem, Down Under: The Search for a Jewish Homeland in Australia on Sunday 31 January.