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Uncovering the Stories of Jewish Service Men & Women

Online Via Zoom

Speaker: Peter Allen Peter Allen, a member of AJGS, is working on a very special project to record the history of Australian Jewish Service Men and Women. Firstly to establish which Australian Service Men and Women were Jewish and then to … Continue reading

Lindfield Workshop

Upper Victor Smith Hall - North Shore Synagogue Treatts Road, Lindfield, New South Wales

Library Day - We're Back!! Come along to access AJGS library books and resources, and get some help with your research from other members.

Eastern Suburbs Workshop

Waverley Library 48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction, Sydney, NSW

LET'S BEGIN AT THE BEGINNING Have you just started your genealogical journey? Do you need some guidance on where to start, how to organise your data or how to manage the mountain of information you collect? Are you overwhelmed by … Continue reading

Lindfield Workshop

Upper Victor Smith Hall - North Shore Synagogue Treatts Road, Lindfield, New South Wales

Library access/ Research assistance/ Guest Speakers

Guest Speaker: Jeff Schneider, Hobart Synagogue

Online Via Zoom

AJGS and AJGS (Vic) are jointly hosting a zoom presentation live from Hobart. Jeff Schneider, Preseident of Hobart Synagogue will talk about the 175 year history of one of the oldest Synagogues in Australia and their work digitising historical documents … Continue reading

Lindfield Workshop

Upper Victor Smith Hall - North Shore Synagogue Treatts Road, Lindfield, New South Wales

Library access/ Research assistance/ Guest Speakers

Member Presentation: Dianne Johnstone

Waverley Library 48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction, Sydney, NSW

Member Presentation: Dianne Johnstone - Belonging What does it mean to Belong? Do we belong to others? To those who raised us? or to those who gave birth to us?  In tracing the truth about her family, Dianne Johnstone made some amazing … Continue reading

Rebuilding the York St Synagogue in 3D

Waverley Library 48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction, Sydney, NSW

Join computer enthusiast Zac Levi and Great Synagogue curator Jana Vytrhlik for a virtual tour of York Street Synagogue. During lockdown, Zac Levi got bored... so he decided to rebuild the interior of York Street Synagogue inside his computer, in 3D. … Continue reading

Then & Now – How Research Methodologies Have Changed Over Time.

Waverley Library 48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction, Sydney, NSW

Speakers: Mark Tedeschi AM, QC, & Dani Haski Research is the foundational task of genealogy. Mark Tedeschi AM QC, will share how he painstakingly researched his family's connection to the Bal Shem Tov and King David 30 years ago, writing letters … Continue reading