Recording the last synagogue of the Welsh valleys

The oldest surviving synagogue in Wales has now been recorded for posterity to millimetre accuracy as a result of work commissioned by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW) in partnership with the Foundation for Jewish Heritage.

Merthyr Synagogue in the Media!

There has been extensive media coverage of the various latest developments with the Merthyr synagogue project – including a front page piece in the local Merthyr paper

Big news with Merthyr!

The Foundation for Jewish Heritage has successfully secured major funding for the next stage of its flagship project to preserve and re-purpose the former Merthyr Tydfil synagogue in Wales. This follows on from the Foundation purchasing the site last year.

Patrons for Merthyr

The Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of two high profile Patrons for its historic synagogue preservation project in Merthyr Tydfil in Wales – David Baddiel and Sir Michael Moritz KBE.

Foundation buys Merthyr synagogue!

The Foundation has announced its purchase of the former Merthyr Tydfil synagogue in Wales which it plans to turn into a Welsh Jewish heritage centre and cultural venue.

ITV Wales features Merthyr Synagogue

Given the focus of the Foundation for Jewish Heritage on Merthyr synagogue, ITV Wales decided to do a feature on the building