July History Group: The origins of the Manchester Jewish Community, Bill Williams

The Chorlton History group talk to be held on Thursday June 6th at 1.30pm will be Bill Williams talking about  The origins of the Manchester Jewish CommunityBill was one of the founders of the Manchester Jewish Museum based in an old synagogue in Cheetham Hill.

synagogue

The former Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue in Cheetham Hill,
now the Manchester Jewish Museum

Bill is the pre-eminent historian of the Jewish Community in Manchester and his latest book “Jews and Other Foreigners” is just out in paperback

book

 

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Jewish tailoring workshop in Manchester circa 1910