Australian Jewish Historical Society

Library & Archives


Honorary Archivist: Joe Kensell

Phone or Fax enquiries

(02) 9380-5145 International: +61 2 9380-5145
Email: *change AT to @ before sending
Librarian: Volunteer Needed
Opening Hours and Access:
Open Tues and Thurs 10:30am-4:30pm by appointment; closed public and Jewish holidays
Research Fees:
Free for (unaided) personal searches, otherwise members and students $25, non-members $45, corporate enquiries $95. Photocopying and scanning extra. Personal researchers welcome, but please make an appointment as the office is only open on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Other facilities:

B&W photocopying up to A3 as well as prints or digital scans from microfilms are available for a fee.
Back copies of the journal, as well as special publications of the AJHS available for purchase.

Library Use:

This is strictly a reference library. Reading facilities are available. No borrowing permitted.
Special Details:
The staff are all volunteers. Booking attendance in advance is necessary.

Library Contents:

On this site is a book-list for the library, and lists of the contents of our archives.
Select Library Catalog: By Author or By Title

Archives Contents:

can be seen in the Archives List

Overseas Genealogy:

The Australian Jewish Genealogical Society holds journals and references to assist with research of families from other countries.