Local Jewish History
The community grew when more Jewish families moved from London to escape the blitz. In 1949 a building fund was launched and, with financial support from the United Synagogue, building on the current site started in 1955.
For more detailed history please click below :
Additionally, the website ‘Our Welwyn Garden City’ features an article based on a WGC Interfaith Storytelling Event held on Tuesday, 23 November 2010, entitled “Jewish Refugees come to Welwyn Garden City”. To access it, please click on this link: