Board of Deputies urges Corporation of London to consider effect of tower next to historic Bevis Marks Synagogue

Board of Deputies Vice President Edwin Shuker has urged the Corporation of London to consider carefully the effect of a new multi-storey block next door to Bevis Marks, one of the world’s oldest and most historic synagogues.

He said: “It is vital that the whole Jewish community support Bevis Marks at this time. As the community’s mother synagogue, it is not just a critical part of UK Jewish heritage, but for all those who value a tolerant multicultural society in London and the whole country. We urge the Corporation of London to consider these important factors when evaluating any proposal.”

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