Descendant stories

As the 175th anniversary of the consecration of the synagogue occurred 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 have reached out to descendants of our members to share some of these stories. Here are the current entries:

If you would like to contribute a story, please email

You may also be interested in our digital archives, which contain over 1300 items on many subjects about the history of Judaism in Tasmania.