Historic 19th century shul is home for new Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre

More than half-a-million pounds was invested in the site at Garnethill Synagogue in Glasgow, which will help to educate about the community’s 200-year-old Jewish history. The project will offer access to archive collections, research material and it will tell the story of Jewish history and culture in Scotland. It will …

Jewish Heritage Preservation: Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies

Jewish Heritage Europe’s Ruth Ellen Gruber, Victor Sorenssen from the AEPJ, and Helise Lieberman from the Taube Center for Jewish Life and Learning have been programming lively online roundtables based on the provocative article 10 (Other) Commandments, for the Care of Jewish Heritage by Sally Berkovic, CEO of the Rothschild …

Topaz and beyond

The History Festival and Family Connections – more on the Topaz family and beyond By Rabbi Dr Walter Rothschild, Berlin One of the things which fascinated me about the History Festival was how many links – some of them admittedly vague or distant – I had with so many of …

From Manchester to Somerton

Roy’s story – From Manchester to Somerton Via Canada by Jane Warner Based on ‘Let’s Face the Music and Dance: My Life’s Adventure, by Roy Copeland (2016) ISBN 978-1-5272-0321-1   Early Jewish life Roy was born in 1929. He recalls attending shul with his father on Friday nights followed by …