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Swansea Beth Hamedrash

Swansea, South Wales

 

 

   
 
 
Page created: 22 April 2005
Latest revision or update: 31 February 2016

 

Congregation Data

Name:

Swansea Beth Hemedrash

(also known as the "Greeners' Shul"

Address:

Prince of Wales Street, Greenhill, Swansea SA1

Date Founded:

Established in 1906, primarily by then recently arrived poor immigrants, who were primarily Yiddish-speaking, who were generally more orthodox than the established congregation. It was initially as supplementary to main synagogue, but developed as a separate congregation.

Current Status:

Closed about 1955, incorporated into Swansea Hebrew Congregation.

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

 

Swansea Jewish Community home page

Bibliography


Jewish Congregations in the former county of Glamorganshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page

 

 

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