The Scottish Jewish Archives Center

Open since 1987 and situated at Garnethill Synagogue in Glasgow City Centre, the SJAC is dedicated to preserving Scotland’s Jewish heritage.…

The Fire of Alexandria

The knowledge of the Ancient Greek Empire spanned far and wide in both a geographical and disciplinary sense. A great…

The Site of Palmyra.

The word ‘disaster’ conjures up images of raging tornadoes, devastating tsunamis, erupting volcanoes, plane crashes or oil spills. Perhaps it…

Windsor Castle Fire, 1992

Said to be a ‘national disaster’ by Peter Brooke, Secretary of State for National Heritage, the great fire at Windsor…