Thursday, January 16, 2014

Maitland's Jewish history revealed

From the Maitland Mercury report:
The history and intrigue behind one of Maitland’s oldest cemeteries will be revealed to the public to bring the city’s Jewish heritage to light.
The Friends of Maitland Jewish Cemetery, along with Maitland City Council, will host an information day in February to share the history of the cemetery with the public.
“We want to invite people to learn more about the cemetery, its history, cultural value and also the conservation methods used at the site,” council’s heritage officer Clare James said.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Jan. 6, 2014.