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Bradford’s Rare Star

May 2009: Bradford Reform Synagogue is now Grade II* Listed.

English Heritage Supports Jewish Heritage

December 2008: Dr Sharman Kadish, Director of Jewish Heritage UK, met Andy Burnham, the new Minister for Culture, at the launch in Manchester of English Heritage's Places of Worship Support Officers Scheme.

European Capital Of Culture’s Deco Synagogue Gains A Star

March 2008: The New Hebrew Congregation synagogue in Liverpool’s Greenbank Drive has been upgraded to Grade II* by the Department of Media, Culture and Sport on the initiative of the Twentieth Century Society.

Jewish “Capital Of Culture” 2008

March 2008: Liverpool's Princes Road Synagogue is now Grade I Listed.

New West End Synagogue (London) Now Listed Grade I

August 2007: London's New West End Synagogue has been reclassified by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport as a Grade I Listed building.

Gibraltar Jewish Heritage Guidebook Launched - Whilst Jewish Heritage In England Sells Out

May 2007: The Regency elegance of Gibraltar’s Garrison Library formed the backdrop to the launch of the first-ever authoritative guidebook to Jewish Heritage in Gibraltar.

Groundbreaking New Book Published

December 2006: English Heritage has published Jewish Heritage in England, the first ever comprehensive guidebook to England's historic synagogues and sites.

150th Birthday Bash in Brum

October 2006: Birmingham's Singers Hill Synagogue was packed for a choral Selihot service a few days before Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

Mixed News On Inter-War Synagogues: “Inspired!” Campaign For Churches - And Synagogues Too!

May 2006: Whilst thousands of historic churches are threatened with redundancy and deterioration, a tiny number of historic synagogues also face a continuing battle to survive.

Mixed News On Inter-War Synagogues

March 2006: Manchester’s Higher Crumpsall is under Repair. Birmingham’s Art Deco Synagogue is Demolished