A Jewish History Audio Tour

Memorial plaque to the 1190 massacre.

This Trail is produced by IPUP, The Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, and any queries or revisions should be directed to IPUP.

It is offered here as a series of History of York webpages with free Audio commentaries downloadable from audioboo, or alternatively as YouTube videos, one for each location on a trail, which is detailed in the accompanying leaflet.




Leaflet and map of the Tour (pdf)



Introduction to the audio tour:


Stop 1: The Norman House    YouTube

Stop 2: Jewbury Cemetary    YouTube

Stop 3: Aldwark Synagogue    YouTube

Stop 4: Jubbergate    YouTube

Stop 5: Medieval Synagogue    YouTube

Stop 6: Clifford's Tower   YouTube

The leaflet and audio tour are the product of a research project organised by Helen Weinstein of the Institute of the Public Understanding of the Past, working in partnership with the City Archaeologist, John Oxley, and conducted and implemented by IPUP Interns who are postgraduate intern students: Jon Cook, Hannah Lyons, Daphne Mayer, Alex O'Donnell, Tom Sutton, Bill White, & Ben Wilkinson. The YouTube graphics and audio support is donated by the media team at Historyworks.