the former

Swansea Beth Hamedrash

Swansea, South Wales




Congregation Data


Swansea Beth Hemedrash (also known as the "Greeners' Shul")


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 1954(i), incorporated into Swansea Hebrew Congregation.


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) The last separate listing of the congregation in the Jewish Year Book was in the 1953 edition.


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