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The Leeds Jewish Representative Council

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Jewish Community / Center

The Leeds Jewish Representative Council

311 Stonegate Road, Leeds, LS17 6AZ

+44 (0) 0113 268 4211

http://www.leedsjewishcommunity.com/

Description historique

Leeds

There are less than 10000 Jews living in the Yorkshire town of Leeds. They began arriving around 1840 and, in increasing numbers, between 1881 and 1905 as a result of persecution in Russia. The town had a flourishing wool industry and, in 1885, was the scene of the ... Read more