Sha'arei Shalom

North Manchester Reform Congregation

Whitefield, Bury, Greater Manchester



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Congregation Data


Sha'arei Shalom (translation - "Gates of Peace")
North Manchester Reform Congregation


Elms Street, Whitefield, M45 8GQ (from 1980). Previously met in members homes.

(The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.)

Current Status:


Date Formed:





A constituent of the Movement for Reform Judaism (formerly known as Reform Synagogues of Great Britain).

Breakaway Congregation:

Chaim V'Tikvah Independent Congregation in 1988



Local Authority:

Whitefield is in the metropolitan borough of Bury (within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, which no longer has any administrative powers).

From 1889 until its incorporation into Bury in 1974, Whitefield was an Urban District in the county of Lancashire. 


Other Congregation Information

Congregation History (Congregation's website)


Jewish Congregations in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page

List of Movement for Reform Judaism Congregations

Explanations of Terms Used




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