A Strong Presence

A landmark for the Sephardim was the inauguration of  Bevis Marks synagogue in 1701 – an imposing building that replaced the pre-existing, small synagogue in Creechurch Lane. It was said that Princess (and soon to be Queen) Anne herself offered an oak beam as part of the construction. The Sephardi community had arrived.
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