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Many synagogues are locked up

Many synagogues are locked up these days but when we arrived a Rabbi was just going inside. My wife... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Jerry did a great tour of this amazing work of G-d

I thought I knew everything there was to know about the influence of the Jewish Faith in this... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many synagogues are locked up these days but when we arrived a Rabbi was just going inside. My wife asked If we could look in . He said he would take us round but we had to cover our heads. No problem. The building is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I thought I knew everything there was to know about the influence of the Jewish Faith in this beautiful area of south west England. Jerry taught me so much more! I left the tour with a greater hope in the restoration of G-d's people and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank navanjr
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Jerry, the custodian is enthusiastic, very well informed and a great communicator. He made the history of Plymouth and it's Jewish community come alive . Thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ChristineSmith2
Reviewed 27 November 2018

An excellent and well-informed insight into a hidden and historic gem conducted by the entertaining and knowledeable custodian.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Colin D
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The caretaker has such great knowledge not only about the building and Jewish customs, but also about Plymouth. Although not Jewish himself,he gave a wonderful insight into a culture not well known. Together with a lot of humour he is a great speaker,and before we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank vivienneoxley
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The caretaker does an excellent and informative tour with much history of Jewish life in old Plymouth before it was a city. Really not to be missed! We look forward to doing another tour in a year or so!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank chrisA8558EC
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Well recommended . Join a guided tour by the caretaker of the premises. His knowledge of all aspects of the synagogue and the Jewish faith is amazing. Such an interesting building and so much history. Also try to visit the Jewish cemetery ... another fascinating...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank paulroberts769
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I went to the synagogue with a group of ladies and was not sure what to expect. We had a very interesting afternoon with a guide who was very informative about the building and its place in Plymouth's history. Whilst not Jewish himself he was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank wjarma
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The guide is very knowledgeable and made the tour fascinating and informative, i have lived in Plymouth all my 65 years and i didn't know this place existed.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Snowman1953
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Fascinating and entertaining trip round an interesting building, learning snippets of Plymouth and Jewish history too

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SusanL1279
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Dianne M
23 September 2016|
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Response from Jacandhow | Reviewed this property |
If you go onto the Shul's website by googling it. you will find Jerry's email address or mobile. He will answer you more or less straight away via email and make arrangements to give you a tour. I hope you enjoy it as much... More
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RSH49
26 September 2015|
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Response from Jerry S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Visiting the Synagogue for a tour is arranged by appointment with Jerry. This can be done by; Phone, Text or Email (via the web site) which you will find at the top right of the trip advisor page or look for the review of... More
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Chas C
22 August 2015|
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Response from Jerry S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Dwindling congregation and the reasons for it doesn't really have a bearing on visiting the Synagogue. The Synagogue is open for visitors and worshippers alike, If you would like to visit and know more about the building... More
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