Descendant stories

As the 175th anniversary of the consecration of the synagogue will occur on 4 July 2020, it is amazing to think of all the fascinating personalities and stories that have been a part of our community.

We are reaching out to descendants of our past members to share some of these stories. Here are the current entries:

There will be many more added as they are submitted, so be sure to check back!

If you would like to contribute a story, please email

You may also be interested in our digital library, which contain nearly 500 items on many subjects about the history of Judaism in Tasmania.