Antisemitism and School Education Webinar

An important webinar is taking place on antisemitism and education on the 14th of June being presented by Jennifer Harding-Richards who is a RVE & RSE advisor, and a leading volunteer involved in the Merthyr synagogue … Read more

New Patron for Merthyr project!

We are pleased to announce that The Lord Wolfson of Tredegar KC has agreed to serve as a Patron of the Merthyr Tydfil synagogue/Welsh Jewish Heritage Centre, joining Huw Edwards, … Read more

Senedd Exhibition launch

Foundation for Jewish Heritage Chief Executive Michael Mail and Merthyr Tydfil synagogue Project Manager Neil Richardson attended the St David’s Day launch in the Senedd/Welsh Parliament of an exhibition on … Read more

Calling all Teachers!

RE Today, a magazine for teachers of Religious Education, featured the Merthyr Tydfil synagogue project in its Spring 2023 edition. The article gives advice on how the story of the … Read more

Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day Remembrance

A service was held Saint Tydfil’s Parish Church, Merthyr Tydfil on Friday 27th January to commemorate and honour Holocaust Memorial Day. The Foundation for Jewish Heritage was represented by Neil Richardson, … Read more

Modelling Merthyr Synagogue

A miniature model of the former synagogue in Merthyr Tydfil in Wales has been created by Canadian Fred Ball. Fred, who hails from London Ontario, took two months to build … Read more

Conference in Caernarfon

Foundation Trustee Esther Robinson Wild, Chief Executive Michael Mail and Merthyr Tydfil Synagogue Steering Committee member Adam Hitchings all attended the recent Heritage Trust Network conference held in Caernarfon in … Read more

Lessons From Manchester Jewish Museum

Foundation Chief Executive Michael Mail visited the Manchester Jewish Museum which recently completed a £6 million redevelopment mainly funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. MJM is housed in the … Read more

Synagogue Project Update – October 2022

Please find an update which highlights stories relating to our recent work. View the October 2022 edition. To receive future newsletters directly into your inbox subscribe here.