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Brighton's First Jewish Congregations (to 1874)

Brighton, East Sussex

 

              

         
 


Page created: 24 November 2010
Latest revision or update: 4 April 2013

Congregation Data

Description:

Brighton's first Jewish congregations (until 1874)

Addresses & Chronology:

  • From about 1792 (other sources state 1800) - First synagogue in Jew Street, Brighton.

  • From at least 1808 - Synagogue moved to Poune's Court, West Street, Brighton.

  • From about 1813 until 1821 - Congregation temporarily dissolved (lack of numbers).

  • From 1821 - Synagogue re-established in West Street, Brighton.

  • From 1824 - Moved to 38/39 Devonshire Place, Brighton (plot purchased in 1823, enlarged 1837 and/or 1867), designed by David Mocatta (now a Grade II listed building).

  • 1874 - Establishment of Middle Street Synagogue, Brighton
    (see Brighton & Hove Hebrew Congregation)

There was also for a long time a private synagogue in 26 Brunswick Terrace, Brunswick Square, Hove, in the house of Philip Salomons (who died in 1867).
 

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

 

Other Congregation Information

Congregation History: See articles on Community page
 

Brighton & Hove Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in East Sussex

Jewish Communities of England home page


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