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Worth a short detour

A historic building that gives a glimpse into the Jewish way of life around here a century ago. The... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
sheepygold
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london
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An interesting survivor of Spitalfields Jewish past.

It is almost half a century since I first got to know the Spitalfields area of East London. In... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
MikeWells90
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 Jun 2018
“Remnant of the past”
23 May 2018
“Just a building”
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All that remains of this Jewish landmark is its name carved prominently on the front of the building, which now houses upscale apartments and condos.
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Brune Street, London, England
Whitechapel
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Such a worthy reminder of a noble deed of the English, taking in displaced refugees from The Russian pograms. They came dirt poor with just the clothes on their back and were fed here until they got on their feet. Only the building facade remains...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This building is actually next to my offices else I would've noticed it. In fact, it's proximity is probably the only reason to visit. Formerly a charity to help the poor and destitute, it's now private residences. There's no evidence of its former function except...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This facility was opened in 1902 to help feed the many poor and destitute Jewish immigrants, who had settled in the East End after fleeing persecution in Russia, Poland and elsewhere in Eastern Europe. The building was converted to residential use in 1992, but at...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

A historic building that gives a glimpse into the Jewish way of life around here a century ago. The area is also interesting for buildings cafes and shops. Just off the beaten track. If you like this place maybe find Sandy's Row synagogue.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 28 March 2017

It is almost half a century since I first got to know the Spitalfields area of East London. In those days Spitalfields was still a largely Jewish area. Although by then the Jewish poulation was mostly elderly and was in decline, as younger Jewish people...More

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