About Jewish History Tours

In recent years the AJHS, by itself, and in conjunction with other organisations, has organised historical tours, including

On these tours, history comes alive as AJHS guides relate stories connected to the historic sites we visit.

Members are entitled to participate on such tours at reduced rates.

Though not directly organised by the AJHS, it is worth noting for the record that recently there was a professionally organised tour of China, focussing on aspects of the Jewish experience there, whose participants were very active members of the AJHS (Victoria) and the New South Wales Chapters.

East Melbourne Synagogue circa 1899.
Ballarat Synagogue circa 1899.
Geelong Synagogue circa 1899.

Three paintings of Victorian synagogues from an illuminated address given to Sir Benjamin Benjamins, Lord Mayor of Melbourne and a Victorian State Parliamentarian.

These and two other historical paintings have been used by the AJHS (Vic) as the basis for a set of five most intriguing postcards. (Not available for sale online.).
A Collection of Images of sights of interest within Victoria
Ballarat Synagogue

Temple Beth Israel Mosaic

Click Contacts to contact the Australian Jewish Historical Society re our activities or to join the AJHS.