Ebbw Vale Hebrew Congregation

and Jewish Community

Ebbw Vale, Blaneau Gwent, South Wales



Page created: 23 August 2005
Latest revision or update: 21 October 2013

Congregation Data


Ebbw Vale Hebrew Congregation

Town Location:

Ebbw Vale is a town in the Welsh Valleys with a population of about 24,000. It is located at the head of the Ebbw valley and is about 1,000 feet above sea level.

Current Status:

Closed (demolished)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Local Government:

From 1996 - the county borough of Blaenau Gwent- a unitary authority.

1974 to 1996 - the district of Blaenau Gwent in the county of Gwent.

Until 1974 - the urban district of Ebbw Vale in the county of Monmouthshire.

On-Line Article

How 'Greeners' Came to the Valley' by Michael Wallach,
Jewish Chronicle Colour Magazine, 1975 (posted on JCR-UK).

Jewish Population Data

1934  -  80  (The Jewish Year Book 1935)


Blaenau Gwent Jewish Communities home page



Jewish Congregations in the former county of Monmouthshire

Jewish Congregations in Wales, according to current unitary authorities

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Wales home page


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