Stanley Soffa
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Challenges facing the 'declining' Jewish community

It is a religion dating back hundreds of years in Wales, but now there are concerns about the declining number of Jews in the country.

Cardiff's synagogues are looking at ways of attracting more Jewish people to the city, while in Newport there are just six members of the community left.

It comes at a time when Jews across Europe have spoken of concern after attacks in Paris and Copenhagen.

Stanley Soffa, chair of the Jewish Representative Council for South Wales, said the community was in decline for a number of reasons.

  • 11 Mar 2015
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