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Personal papers and institutional archives of the Australian Jewish community.


Twice yearly published Journal covering a vast array of historical material on Australian Jewry.


Support for researchers into family history from the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society arm of AJHS.


Database of 84,000 out of an estimated 95,000 Jews who now lie buried under Australian soil.

Kosher Koala

Kosher Koala – the resource for researchers into Genealogy.


A dynamic timeline of Jews and the Jewish experience in Australia since the start of European Colonisation in 1788.

Jewish Newspapers

History of Australian Jewish newspapers with over 250,000 printed pages since 1871 now digitised on Trove.


Images of people and events including 28,000 faces identified in 10,000 photos from pre-digital issues of the Australian Jewish News.


Extract of the 6,750 marriages pre 1940 from the AJHS database of over 35,000 Jewish marriages.


Details of 6.500 Jews who have served in the Australian Defence Forces with links to the National Archive of Australia.


The current and archived newsletter for AJHS branches.


Apps for guided walks of Sydney and Melbourne showcasing places of Jewish interest.



Past Events

Video – Explore Land Titles and Name Change Records in NSW

Gary Luke discusses the resources available in NSW regarding land titles and deed polls.
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Past Events

2023 Falk Lecture – Video and transcript

Thank you to those who attended the 20 August 2023 Falk Lecture, “The Australian Jewish Chaplains of the First World War” given by Judge Dr. ...
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Past Events

The Broken Hill Synagogue -Remote but not forgotten.

On Friday night 11 August, 60 Jews from as far afield as Perth and Gold Coast gathered to bring in the Shabbat. This was the ...
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Past Events

Video – Explore the New AJHS Website

Note: since the production of this video, there has been new content, updates to existing databases and enhancements to the functionality of the website.Please check ...
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The Jewish Press of Australia – Steadman 1964

The Australian Jewish Historical Society's Journal, June 1943, contained an article contributed by the  late Percy J. Marks dealing with the Jewish Press in Australia. ...
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The Jewish Press of Australia – Marks 1943

...tonight to speak of the Jewish Press of Australia. To an outsider, there would seem hardly sufficient scope for an article on this subject, but ...
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