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Heritage Open Days a Big Hit

October 2005: Some 10,000 people annually now visit historic synagogues and sites in England on European Jewish Heritage Day, the European Day of Jewish Culture and Heritage established in France nearly a decade ago.

The New New Synagogue - A Building “At Risk” No Longer

July 2005: Stamford Hill’s New Synagogue, universally known as “Egerton Road”, has been awarded £62,000 for restoration and conversion into the headquarters of the Bobover Hasidim in London.

Gibraltar’s Jewish Heritage Recorded

May 2005: To mark 300 years of Jewish life under the British, the Gibraltar Heritage Trust and Jewish Heritage UK have combined forces to record the historic buildings and sites of Gibraltar’s 600-strong Jewish community.

125th Anniversary of Garnethill Synagogue

October 2004: A symposium to mark the 125th Anniversary of Garnethill Synagogue in Glasgow attracted some 130 participants.

Jewish Heritage UK Officially Launched

September 2004: Jewish Heritage UK was officially launched at a reception held at the historic New West End Synagogue in London’s West End.

September open days attracts the crowds

September 2004: European Jewish Heritage Day attracted some 10,000 visitors to historic synagogues and sites across the country.

Restoration Appeal Concert at Middle Street Synagogue

June 2004: Middle Street Synagogue in Brighton was the splendid setting for a grand cantorial concert which raised over £20,000 towards the synagogue's restoration appeal.