Resources Library


The Color of Water
by James McBride



JHGSWA has built up an extensive and growing Library encompassing as many aspects of Jewish history, genealogy and life as possible.
Our sincere gratitude to Chabad NSHC for allowing us the free use of their premises to house our Library and conduct our meetings.
We encourage members to suggest suitable material to add to our Library.
Donations to the JHGSWA Library are tax deductible.

OPENING HOURS: From 30 minutes before meetings, or by appointment.

Biographies – individual and anthologies – personal accounts and family histories
Fiction – including notable Australian Jewish authors
Genealogy Sources
Genealogy guides to numerous countries and regions
Research aids
Dictionaries of place names, given and family names – regional
Holocaust resources and histories
History and Geography of Jewish communities by country and region
History of institutions and organizations (mainly Australian)
Histories of Jewish communities worldwide
Reference works – dictionaries, atlases, History of Jewish Civilization, gazetteers, Judaism, maps
Miscellaneous – Jewish cookery, humour, literature, achievement
Journals and periodicals – mainly stored in our Archive Room

DVDs – film
CDs – sound recordings including music
Software – including family tree software
Sound recording – Proceedings of all sessions of the 2011 IAJGS Conference

Journals and periodicals
Family histories and family trees
Pictures and photographs
Historical documents
Artefacts and Judaica of historical interest
Community records
Duplicates of some Library items