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About Phase 4: Synagogue Block Redevelopment Project and Other External Works


In 2008, archaeologists conducting excavations for the rabbi’s house in the synagogue courtyard accidentally unearthed a mikvheh, or ritual bath, possibly the oldest in the Western hemisphere. Later on, in December 2015, the Synagogue Block Redevelopment project commenced and is due to be completed in time for Barbados’ 50th Anniversary of Independence in November 2016. This series contains records about the excavations for the mikveh, as well as material related to the synagogue block redevelopment.