By Jennifer Lipman, September 15, 2010
An exhibition shining light on the history of the Jewish community in Wales has opened in the principality.
Bangor University academics Dr Nathan Abrams and Dr Sally Baker have discovered evidence of Jewish life in the country going back to the 13th century .
Part of an exhibition based on their work shows the role of Jews in building castles in towns such as Caernarfon before the community was expelled in the late 13th century.
Dr Abrams said Jews were forced out of Wales “at the height of the building work.