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In the meantime, keep up to date with upcoming meetings.

Contact Eli  at  eli@jhgswa.org.au for more info




Benefits of belonging to the Society

Meet others with similar interests
Receive guidance with family history research
Trace your family’s history
Use our comprehensive Library
Share your knowledge of genealogy research
Learn about Jewish communities in Australia
Learn about the history of Western Australia
Discover family connections
Participate in a growing area of interest

How can you help?

Volunteers are always welcome –
Join our committee
Share your knowledge of genealogy
Participate in workshops and meetings
Assist with our Library
Assist on our information stalls
Assist in projects from time to time
Address a meeting on a topic of general or specific interest
Represent us at another organization



Anne Frank

Current Exhibitions – Wanneroo Gallery – City of Wanneroo Information on the Wanneroo Gallery www.wanneroo.wa.gov.au  

For The Life Of Me

The Zoom Link: Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/9242234389?pwd=M1JEQitlcjRpUUlUbFU1bnMyUU0wZz09 Meeting ID: 924 223 4389 Passcode: QCRTp7 When: Thursday 7th April at 13:00 hours (1:00pm) Western Standard Time. We will be talking to Pete Vanlaw and Mariette Hartley, who will answer your questions. Questions: After watching the film, here: https://vimeo.com/372698033 please email your questions for Pete and Mariette …

Watch The Film – For The Life Of Me

The link to the film: https://vimeo.com/372698033 Film Synopsis Following a heart attack, fifty-year-old Peter Vanlaw is haunted by questions about his family.  He delves into his father’s long-held secret and discovers that his family is Jewish.  Upon the death of his parents, he uncovers hundreds of family photos and reels of 16mm film. This wealth of material …


Feel free to contact us regarding any questions that you may have:


0418 910 258


General Enquiries: info@jhgswa.org.au
Membership: membership@jhgswa.org.au
Website: eli@jhgswa.org.au


Jewish Historical and Genealogical Society of Western Australia
c/- 61 Woodrow Avenue
Yokine 6060
Western Australia