the former

Barry Jewish Community

Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales




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Press Reports relating to the Barry Jewish Community
1909 - 1943

Compiled by
Harold Pollins


Jewish Chronicle, 8 October 1909, page 13

Barry Dock. At a meeting held last week, Mr. H. Hauser in the Chair, it was decided to form a congregation. The following were elected: Messrs. J. Janner, President; S. Freedman, treasurer; B. Janner, Hon. Secretary. Thanks were accorded Mr. J. Janner for having lent his premises for services held on the High Festivals, and for acting as Warden.

Jewish Chronicle,
24 March 1911, page 35

Educational Distinctions

Barry Dock. Among the successful competitions at the annual Eisteddfod of the Barry section of the Cymrodorian Society, Sarah Janner, aged eleven, younger daughter of Mr. J. Janner, obtained the first prize for the Welsh recitation. Sixty-two English and Welsh children competed.

Jewish Chronicle,
10 July 1914, page 26

Barnett Janner, son of Mr J. Janner of Lombard House, Barry Dock, obtained BA degree at the recent examinations of the University of Wales.

Jewish Chronicle,
23 October 1914, page 27

‘Barry. A general meeting of the congregation was held last Sunday. The balance-sheet was adopted. It showed a surplus of over £7, with which it is proposed to purchase a Sefer Torah. Messrs. J. Janner was elected President; Mr. Abe Hauser, Treasurer; and Mr, Hyman Hauser, Hon. Secretary. Mr. Gaist presented a Mantle for the Scroll of the Law, and Mrs. H. Hauser presented a Silver Pointer in memory of her mother’.

Jewish Chronicle,
20 July 1917, page 21

Barnett Janner of High Street, Barry, son of J. Janner) was successful in the final examination of the In corporate Law Society, held in June.

Jewish Chronicle,
25 July 1924, page 22

Cardiff. At the annual meeting of the Daughters of Zion a’ hand-made Palestine  lace afternoon cloth was presented to Mrs. J. Janner (Barry) … in appreciation of her work for the Zionist cause’.

Jewish Chronicle,
13 May 1932, page 3

‘BARRY. - Jewish Guest House opened near sea; moderate terms; every convenience.  -
Morris, ‘Homestead,’ Parade, Barry, South Wales’.

Jewish Chronicle,
7 October 1932, page 10

Obituary of Joseph Janner [died in London 29 September, aged 68]. Before coming to London had been very active in Barry. Founder and for many years President of the Barry congregation and religiously orthodox. Until recently was Warden of the Poplar Associate Synagogue.

Jewish Chronicle,
16 June 1933, page 38

The Barry Herald attacked Jewish method of slaughter. Replied to in the paper by Rev H. Jerevitch (Cardiff) who inter alia congratulated the Barry Council on its decision to continue the Jewish method of slaughter at their abattoir with regard to animals slaughtered for Jewish consumption.

Jewish Chronicle,
16 June 1933, page 45

‘BARRY. - Board and residence, nr. sea, parks , etc.; lovely scenery; strictly orthodox; dinners and teas  povided -
 Mrs. Stone. 2, St. Nicholas road’.

Jewish Chronicle,
17 May 1935, page 41

Rev H. Jerevitch (Cardiff) addressed a crowded meeting recently at the Railwaymen’s Institute, Barry, on ‘What the World Should Learn from the Jew’.

Jewish Chronicle,
27 October 1939, page 17

‘BARRY (Glamorgan)

After a lapse of twenty  years, a Minyan has been formed in Barry. Services were held during the Holy-days at the residence of Mr. Samuel Kahn, 32, Romilly Park, and efforts will be made to hold Sabbath Service during the year’.

Jewish Chronicle,
16 July 1943 page 9


2Lt David Tack, only son of Mt & Mrs J. Tack of Finchley to Rita, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs Charles Dancig of Barry.



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