Welcome to the Hobart Hebrew Congregation digital library.
This is a collection of records (mostly newspaper articles) related to the Hobart Hebrew Congregation and the Hobart Synagogue.
The earliest record is a newspaper article from 1839, and there are over 400 records in the collection.
While the collection doesn't target a specific time, the majority of records are from the late 19th century and early 20th century.
To access the library, please browse subjects.
Subjects includes records about:
- People (e.g. Samuel Benjamin)
- Events (e.g. Bar Mitzvahs)
- Decades (e.g. 1930s)
- Themes (e.g. Small Jewish population)
There is also a blog that highlights notable content in the collection.
The Hobart Hebrew Congregation's website can be found at http://www.hobartsynagogue.org, with a history overview, and a book sales page to buy the invaluable title A Few From Afar: Jewish Lives in Tasmania from 1804.