Photo of Shul by Catherine Yass (2000)

Hebrew - Congregation of Jacob
The Congregation of Jacob Synagogue
incorporating
cheva yisroel
Chevra Yisroel & Bicur Cholim & Stetziver Synagogue
351-353 Commercial Road, London, E1 2PS
Tel: 020 7790 2874
- Fax: 0871 661 6774
Over 100 years of service to our community - Founded 5663-1903
Using modern technology to bring old tradition to your home

Photo (Left): Catherine Yass (2000) - Image (Right): Shul Pinkas (1903)

Image by Shul Pinkas (1903) Beis Hay

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Restoration Phase 3 - Ladies Gallery
Working in Partnership with
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Congregation of Jacob Synagogue has been awarded a conservation grant from the World Monuments Fund Jewish Heritage Grant Program. This grant will be used to start the refurbishment of the Ladies Gallery.

The Jewish Heritage Grant Program was formed in 1988 in response to the widespread neglect of the rich architectural heritage of Jewish communities around the world. Chaired by the Honorable Ronald S. Lauder, JHGP unites communities worldwide with public and private agencies committed to the protection and preservation of Jewish heritage.

For more information on the World Monuments Fund click here.


In the News

Jewish Chronicle - 20 August 2004
East End Life - 29 August 2004

Mid Project Report on Phase 3 by Michael Gold September 2004

Index

Damp on walls
Balcony Rail Height
Fire Escape
Electric Installation
Financial
Evidence Cheque Banked
Evidence of Exchange Rate Received
Bank Statement
Receipt from Builder for Money Received

Damp on Walls

The cases surrounding the damaged timber were removed. The timber was treated, and where required, timber was replaced.

The cases surrounding the damaged timber were removed. The timber was treated, and where required, timber was replaced. The cases surrounding the damaged timber were removed. The timber was treated, and where required, timber was replaced.

The cases surrounding the damaged timber were removed. The timber was treated, and where required, timber was replaced. The cases surrounding the damaged timber were removed. The timber was treated, and where required, timber was replaced.


The removal of the cases stopped 2 inches short of the decorative plaster work. This was so that we would ensure minimal damage to the original decorative work.

The cases were rebuilt, and plastered.

The cases were rebuilt, and plastered. The cases were rebuilt, and plastered.

The cases were rebuilt, and plastered. The cases were rebuilt, and plastered.

Paining will take place week beginning 4th October 2004. Air vents have been installed to prevent this type of damage to the timbers again.

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Balcony Rail Height

The new handrails are still being manufactured, but will be ready towards the end of the week beginning 4th October 2004.

Fire Escape

Fire Doors are now equipped with their correct panic bars and signs.

Fire Doors are now equipped with their correct panic bars and signs.

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Electric Installation

Scaffolding has been erected for the electrician. He is checking every cable in the building, both upstairs and downstairs. This is to facilitate a NIC report to comply with Government legislation.

Scaffolding has been erected for the electrician Scaffolding has been erected for the electrician

The electrician was very thorough and will produce a complete report at the end of his visit.

The electrician was very thorough and will produce a complete report at the end of his visit. The electrician was very thorough and will produce a complete report at the end of his visit.

In the meantime, dangerous electric work has been repaired immediately.

In the meantime, dangerous electric work has been repaired immediately. The scaffolding has been removed, and the synagogue prepared ready for prayer.

The scaffolding has been removed, and the synagogue prepared ready for prayer.

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Financial

Money spent to date (All figures in UK Pounds Sterling)

Poultney Gallagher required 50% of the total to initiate building work. This £4782.25 was made up as follows:

£3969.43 from the WMF
£ 812.82 from Synagogue funds

There is no charge to the project for photographs, travel expenses, fuel and report writing as they have been donated by Michael Gold. (Cost approximately £50.00)

Attached to this report is the bank statement showing the conversion of funds from the WMF cheque, and the receipt from Poultney Gallagher for funds received to date.

The bank account was opened with £10.00
Interest paid by bank £0.02 (after tax)
Money from the WMF has now been paid to builder.
Balance of account £10.02

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Evidence Cheque Banked

proof cheque banked

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Evidence of Exchange Rate Received

proof of exchange rate

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Bank Statement

bank statement

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Receipt from Builder Money Received

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