Eli Rabinowitz

Filmmaker, Web Developer, and Photographer in Perth, Australia

Eli Rabinowitz

Filmmaker, Web Developer, and Photographer in Perth, Australia

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Eli Rabinowitz
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Eli Rabinowitz was born in Cape Town and has lived in Perth Australia since 1986.

Eli is a Board member of the IAJGS - The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, an independent non-profit umbrella organization coordinating the activities and annual conference of 90 Jewish genealogical societies worldwide.

Eli has researched his family's and associated Jewish cultural history for over 30 years. He has travelled extensively, and writes about Jewish life and travel on his website, Tangential Travel and Jewish Life, http://elirab.me

Eli also advises on Litvak and Polish heritage tours.

Eli writes and manages 88 KehilaLinks – Jewish websites for JewishGen.org, the world’s largest Jewish genealogical organisation, with a database of 500000 followers. His KehilaLinks include sites in Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Germany, Russia, China, Mauritius, Mocambique, South Africa and Australia. http://elirab.me/kehila

Eli’s articles have been published in numerous international publications:

Avotaynu: http://avotaynuonline.com/2016/08/from-one-photograph-to-journeys-of-research-and-discovery/



Eli has lectured internationally, at educational institutions, commemorative events, at IAJGS and other conferences, and on online platforms. https://elirab.me/lost-shtetl/

His passion for working with schools in the Former Soviet Union and South Africa has led Eli to establish the Partisans' Song Project, a global initiative. Video: https://youtu.be/tnaCtuqVBgg

Eli established the WE ARE HERE! Foundation in 2018, and was awarded a cultural grant by the U.S. government for his WE ARE HERE! Human Rights and Social Justice initiative. https://wah.foundation

Partisans' Song in New Zealand Parliament: https://wah.foundation/holocaust-centre-of-new-zealand/

Rabinowitz Family Orla - Virtual Shtetl, Polin Museum

elirab digital storytelling

Photographer and documenter
Accessing the past through photographs & blogs

B.Bus.Sc (Hons) Economics
University of Cape Town 1971-1974

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    • University of Cape Town