Monthly Archives: July 2019

Cupboards full of letters, files full of clippings, and more.

This week Jeff and I went to Manchester and revisited the Rabbi I J Yoffey archive, stored in box-files in Manchester Central Library. Israel Jacob Yoffey was my grandfather, Rabbi of the Central Synagogue in Manchester. He died 10 years before I was born. In 1934 he set off by boat to Palestine, accompanied by […]