The Australian Jewish Historical Society Archives collects any material relating to the history of Jewish settlement in Australia from 1788 to present day, and any material relevant to family history of present day descendants of Jewish settlers and convicts.
Communal organisation records such as B’nai B’rith and the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies; Personal papers of prominent Australian Jewry; Includes material related to immigration and social organisations and activities.
Finding aids, guides and publications
Open Monday to Thursday 10am-4pm by appointment. Closed public and Jewish holidays.
Access conditions and requirements
One week's advance notice of visit required with details of research interest.
General reference assistance available. Referral to paid researchers is available.
Copying services available for books, journals, original records to A3, photographs, newspapers, maps and plans.
Rules and/or conventions used
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Revised 6 March 2019
Genealogical (Thematic area)
Immigration (Thematic area)
Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
146 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst Sydney, New South Wales 2010