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. While we hope to add many more entries this year, here are the current entries:

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.