Historian to speak on Maitland Jewish Cemetery

September 13, 2009 by Henry Benjamin
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Dr Janis Wilton, a historian at the Univewrsity of New England, will lecture on Maitland’s Jewish history on September 25.The lecture entitles ‘A Night at the Museum’ will focus on the lives of the 44 Jews buried in the town’s Jewish cemetery, one of only three in New South Wales country.

Maitland Jewish CemeteryDr Wilton is involved in a public history project in association with the Maitland Regional Art Gallery and Maitland City Library.

The lecture will be held at Brough House, Church St Maitland and is under the auspices of the Friends of Grossman House.

Csll 4933 6452 for further details

Janis Wilton

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