Category Archives: Peop_Jews in London

Great Synagogue, Old Jewry

Above: City Plaque on the east side of Old Jewry. The history of the Jews in England and in London, in particular, is a long and complicated one. The City Plaque recording the site of the Great Synagogue that stood … Continue reading

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Jews in London (Background Page)

Above: A City plaque recording the site of a synagogue in Old Jewry, in the City of London. Britain – and London in particular – has been receiving settlers from around the world for centuries. If we start with the … Continue reading

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Bevis Marks Synagogue

Above: The synagogue standing in a courtyard off the south side of Bevis Marks. The very first synagogue built by the returning Jews to England was the Bury Street Synagogue (of which there is a separate blog), built at the … Continue reading

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Great Synagogue, Duke’s Place

Above: Plaque commemorating the site of the Great Synagogue. It is situated on the south side of Duke’s Place at the southern end. In addition to the first wave of Sephardic Jews to come to England in 1656, another wave … Continue reading

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Bury Street Synagogue

Above: City Plaque at the corner of Bury Street and Creechurch Lane. The story of the Jews in London – as well as other parts of England – is a long and complicated one. In the first place, Jews came over … Continue reading

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