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Glasgow Reform Synagogue

Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire, Scotland

 

              

         
 
 

Page created: 11 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 16 November 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

Glasgow Reform Synagogue (since 2014)
Previously Glasgow New Synagogue
(initially known as Glasgow Progressive Synagogue until about 1950)

About:

Based on the southside of Glasgow, the congregation is the only Reform Synagogue in Scotland.

Address:

147 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, G77 6RE, from about 1968.

Former Addresses:

39 Queen Street, Strathbungo, Glasgow S1, until late 1930's.

90 Albert Road, Pollokshields Street, Glasgow S1, from late 1930's until about 1948. 

Langside Halls, Glasgow, from about 1948 to 1960. 
306 Albert Drive, Pollokshields Street, Glasgow S1, from about 1960 to 1968.

Current Status:

Active

Founded:

1933

Ritual:

Reform

Affiliation:

An original constituent synagogue of the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain (now the Movement for Reform Judaism) (which had been formed in 1940, initially under the name Associated British Synagogues)

Web Site:

http://www.grs.org.uk

Minister:

Rabbi Dr. Kate Briggs (part time) from July 2014

Membership Data:

1938 -   90 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1939)
1945 - 100 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1945-6)
1955 - 135 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1956)
1959 - 170 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1960)
1961 - 200 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1962)


Greater Glasgow Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page

List of Reform Synagogue Congregations


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