RED­BRIDGE RE­CALLED

The Jewish Chronicle - - COMMUNITY -

MEM­O­RIES OF the time when Red­bridge was the coun­try’s largest Jewish com­mu­nity are be­ing col­lated for an ar­chive pro­ject. Com­mu­nity her­itage group East­side is col­lect­ing sto­ries from those who moved to Red­bridge from east Lon­don ar­eas such as Step­ney and Beth­nal Green. Rem­i­nis­cences in­clude the then Il­ford Odeon be­ing used for Yom­tov over­flow ser­vices for Il­ford Syn­a­gogue. East­side plans to cre­ate a web­site and de­sign an ex­hi­bi­tion to show­case the ma­te­rial. Po­ten­tial con­trib­u­tors should write to

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