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Sinai (Reform) Synagogue

Leeds, West Yorkshire

 

 

   
 


Page created: 19 September 2005
Latest revision or update: 4 July 2017

Congregation Data

Name:

Sinai Synagogue

Congregation's Logo:

Current Address:

Roman Avenue, Street Lane, Leeds LS8 2AN
Purpose-built for the Synagogue in 1960. (The plot had been purhased n 1950.)

Former Addresses:

21 Leopold Street, Leeds 7, from about 1951 to 1960 (purchased from the defunct Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue for 700).

Prior thereto, services held in Newton Park Union Church Schoolroom, Spencer Place, Chapeltown Town Road, and before that in Friends' Meeting House in Street Lane.

Current Status:

Active

Founded:

January 1944

Ritual:

Reform

Affiliation:

A constituent of the Movement for Reform Judaism (formerly known as the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain), with which it has been associated since 1944.

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification: West London Synagogue

Website:

https://www.sinaileeds.uk

Minister:

Rabbi Ian Morris -  1996 to present (February 2017)

Membership Data:

1947 - 100 members (Congregation's website)

2006 - 250 members including children (Congregation's website)

2014 - 587 members including children (as advised by the Congregation)

2017 - 400 families (Congregation's website)

Cemetery:

The Congregation's uses a section, acquired in the early 1960's, of the Harehill's Cemetery, which is managed by Leeds City Council. For details see Cemetery Information on Leeds Jewish Community home page.

See also Database below.

 


Search the Records of the
Sinai Synagogue Cemetery

Records of approximately 350 burials (including photographs of headstones)  in the Sinai Synagogue's section of the Harehills Cemetery, Leeds, from the early 1950's to June 2014.
 


Leeds Jewish Community home page


Other Jewish Congregations in West Yorkshire

List of Reform Judaism Congregations

Jewish Communities of England home page

 

 

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