Community: History of the community in AustralAsia
13 Jewish people came over to Australia in 1788 on First Fleet but that’s not where our messianic history began. Nor where it ended. We have been part of the fabric of Aussie Jewish society and increasingly comfortable with that identity as well.
People make up community and thus the history of messianic Jews in Australia ought to include people who made a difference, and we note only a few here. But we know that there are thousands of others who compose us, who identify with us, who are us, but for space we omit them here.
For instance Betty Baruch and Emily Baertz are featured in this story.
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