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Cardiff, Jewish Cemeteries

Please click on the photos for more information and note they are Copyright L B Saunders.   The Ohel, Green Farm Road, is protected against vandalism and the plaques are from the Cathedral Road Synagogue which was sold several years…

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Inscriptions – With Hebrew or without?

In a recent article in the Jewish Chronicle ‘I didn’t want a traditional headstone for my father’s grave. But what was the alternative?’ Stephen Games describes how he commissioned a unique tombstone for his father, in strict conformation with the four prerequisites imposed by the…

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Jewish Cemeteries of Devon by Helen Fry

A guide to burials in the five Jewish cemeteries of Plymouth, Exeter, and Torquay & Paignton   A catalogue of over 1,600 people buried in five Jewish cemeteries, dating from the mid-1700s onwards: the old burial ground in Magdalen Street,…

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The Jews of Exeter by Helen Fry

In 2013 Exeter Synagogue reaches an historic landmark with the celebration of its 250th anniversary. As the second oldest extant synagogue outside London it has a rich history that stretches back to the early 18th century and evidence exists too…

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Finding Goodheim

On  Monday May 21 1900 Mrs Rebecca Levy (nee Goodheim) placed an advertisement in the personal column of The Staffordshire Sentinel: Did William Rowley respond to the advertisement?, Or any other members of his family, who can, indeed, be found…

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Wilhelm Neulander 1873 – 1944

Wilhelm was buried at East Ham cemetery, Marlow Road London in 1944 a refugee from Germany. Those of you familiar with CemeteryScribes know that we have a cut off date and do not normally break our rule. However, this is…

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Croatia – Splitt Syngogue

One of the oldest European Synagogues still in use. It was created in the 16th century by the conversion of the second floors in two adjoining medieval houses. The current interior was formed around 1728. Photos copyright Lynn Saunders.

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Pisa – Jewish Cemetery

The cemetery was opened in 1674 and it’s one of the most ancient Jewish places of burial in the world. There were at least three older Jewish Cemeteries, all of them situated outside the west wall of Pisa. Some epigraphic…