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Birmingham Central Synagogue

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Birmingham Central Synagogue

4 Speedwell Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B5 7PR
Tel: + 44 121 440 4044

Historical description


Around 1730, the first Jews settled in the city of Birmingham. The city’s first glass kiln was built by Meyer Oppenheim around 1760. A synagogue was established in the 1780s in the Froggery district. Another synagogue was built in 1809 but was destroyed, ... Read more