From Australia’s Jewish Past: Judah Solomon –  Convict to Businessman

August 10, 2021 by  
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Judah arrived in Hobart in 1820 from England, together with his brother Joseph, as convicts for “receiving stolen goods”. Read more

A lesson from history

December 1, 2020 by  
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I have been reading about The Hundred Years’ War between France and England by Jonathan Sumption the well-known and controversial barrister, former member of the Supreme Court of Great Britain. Read more

Meet Dr Sue Silberberg

Dr Sue Silberberg has released a History Book entitled “A Networked Community – Jewish Melbourne in the Nineteenth Century”, an Academic Publication of her PhD Thesis at Melbourne University…she talks with Henry Greener. Read more

Medieval Jewish ritual bath beneath a church in Sicily

June 18, 2019 by  
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Israeli scholars have announced the discovery of a Hebrew inscription on the wall of a medieval Jewish ritual bath located deep underground beneath the Church of St. Philip the Apostle in Syracuse, Sicily. Read more