Rabbi Yossi & Mina Gordon

Founders of Chabad of Tasmania in 1984 under the auspicies of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Rabbi Gordon has been visiting Tasmania, throughout this time, organzing Jewish Holiday events, Shabbatons, Jewish learning classes and visitations to Jews around the Island.

Rabbi Yossi & Mina, live in Melbourne, and serve as teachers and spiritual mentors to many people in the community, both in Tasmania, and Victoria. Their 13 children and are spread across the world, some of whom are Chabad Shluchim in their respective city of residence. 

Rabbi Yochanan & Rochel Gordon

In September 2011, moved across the world, and made Tasmania, their home together with their 18 month son. Bringing the first resident Rabbi of Tasmania in over 60 years.

Working on the foundation created by Rabbi Yochanan's father over the years, Rabbi Yochanan & Rochel's hope and aspiration was and is to reach every single Jew in Tasmania.

They hope to create a warm and vibrant Jewish Community for now and for the future of Jewry in Tasmania.