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Machzikei Hadass Synagogue

Salford, Greater Manchester

 

              

         
 
 
Created 2 March 2002
Latest revision or update: 28 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: Machzikei Hadass Synagogue
Alternative Name: Yesodei Hatorah Synagogue from late 1930's until about 1960  (based upon  appearances of name in Jewish Year Book)
Address: 17 Northumberland Street (corner Leigh Street), Higher Broughton, Salford, M7 0FE, from 1939.
These premises, the home of the mother synagogue of all Hassidic communities in Greater Manchester, were, ironically, from 1934 to 1938, the regional headquarters of Sir Oswald Mosley's notorious British Union of Fascists.
Previously at 115 Bury New Road, Manchester
Current Status: Active
Date Formed: 1925
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Affiliation: Machzikei Hadass Communities was an association of very orthodox Manchester congregation. The Machzikei Hadass Synagogue is now the sole constituent synagogue.
Previous constituent synagogues included:
Beth Israel Synagogue
Damezek Eliezer Synagogue
Machzikei Hadass Synagogue (Yesodei Hatorah Synagogue)
Shotzer Synagogue
Talmud Torah Chinuch N'orim Synagogue
Zeirei Agudas Yisroel
Marriage Certification: Group for Certification:  Board of Deputies
Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List
Worship Number: 73603
Registration District: Salford
Local Authority: The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.
Broughton Park, Salford, is in the metropolitan borough of the City of Salford (within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, which no longer has any administrative powers).   (Congregations in the locality)
From 1889 to 1974, Salford was a county borough geographically within the County of Lancashire.
 
Street Directory of Congregations in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Community

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