Birmingham's locked up and abandoned Jewish cemetery

A Jewish cemetery lies abandoned and overgrown in a city centre where it goes unnoticed, hidden between three lanes of traffic, a canal and railway line. Those who know it is there cannot get in as high fences have been put up and the gateway welded shut.
How did this once peaceful and sacred resting place come to be locked and unloved inside Birmingham?
Sue Heath discovered the cemetery while working at Selly Oak Trust School in 1994.
When her pupils told her they had found an abandoned graveyard she did not believe them.
"They said Miss, Miss you've got to come and see. So off we... read more

16 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 52
Source: BBC

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