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.

Sharing Jewish Heritage in Leicester

Foundation Chief Executive Michael Mail recently visited Leicester Synagogue, built in 1897, to learn about the recently launched National Lottery Heritage Fund supported project based there. The project is entitled ‘Sharing … Read more

Moving Return to Merthyr Synagogue

Foundation Chief Executive Michael Mail accompanied Rabbi Fine, son of Merthyr’s last Rabbi, and Adrian Jacobs, grandson of community leader and local solicitor Ben Hamilton, on a return visit to … Read more

Merthyr Tydfil Council Support

Foundation Chief Executive, Michael Mail met with Geraint Thomas, leader of the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. They had a very productive meeting discussing various aspects of the synagogue project … Read more

Merthyr Synagogue Featured on ITV Wales

Following the success of the National Lottery Heritage Fund submission, ITV Wales returned to Merthyr Tydfil to do another feature on the synagogue project and the vision to turn it … Read more