Refugees’ Charity Appeal

Black and white image of a tall building with a sign saying Jews Temporary Shelter

The Jews’ Temporary Shelter was first opened in Aldgate in 1885. The Shelter was set up to offer Jewish immigrants advice and assistance during their first few weeks in London and temporary lodgings at affordable prices. The immigrants were allowed to stay at the shelter for a maximum of two weeks while they set up their new lives. After World War II, the Shelter accepted refugees, both Jews and non-Jews, from Europe, India, Egypt, Aden, Iran, and Iraq.

This Charity Appeal is asking for donations so the shelter can continue to help immigrants and migrants in the future.


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