What a grave undertaking for retired Derek

THE latest visitor to Derek Tobias' website was from the Palestinian territories.

There may be nothing unusual in that — until you consider that the Glaswegian runs the Scottish Jewish Cemeteries website.

“It really isn’t surprising, as we have enquiries from all over the world,” Derek said.

“The usual ones are from where you would expect — the UK, America, Australia, Israel and Canada — but then the less expected ones, such as the Palestinian Territories.”

The retired IT consultant’s website contains details of the majority of Jewish graves — as well as photographs of the headstones — across Scotland.

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