Exeter Synagogue is the third oldest Synagogue in the UK, it opened on the 10th August 1763 and celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2013. Helen Fry’s Book ‘The Jews of Exeter’ was published in the summer of 2013 to mark this occasion. For Telling Our Stories… ‘The Jewish Community of Exeter’ has been researched by volunteer Olivia Hall and there is a film Being Jewish by volunteer Tom Rickard.
The beautiful interior of Exeter Synagogue depicted by artist Beverley Jane Stewart known for her synagogue painting. Beverley Jane has painted synagogues across Britain, to see the gallery of the artist’s work, further info about cards and prints visit http://www.beverleyjanestewart.co.uk/ where Beverley Jane can be contacted.
Image by kind permission of the artist © Beverley Jane Stewart.