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Totnes Jewish Community

(Totnes, Reform Jewish Group)

Totnes, South Hams, Devon

 

 

   
 
 
Page created: 21 May 2006
Latest revision or update: 21 June 2016

Totnes, South Hams

Totnes is a small town situated in southern Devon in South West England, a few miles inland from Torquay. Since 1974 it has formed part of the local government district of South Hams in the county of Devon, and was previously a municipal borough.

The following small Jewish group has been extablished, centred in and around Totnes:

Congregation Data

Name:

Totnes Jewish Community, also known as the Totnes Reform Jewish Group

Address:

10 Walnut Close, Totnes, TQ9 5GT (rented)
(previously at 1 Maudlin Cottages, Maudlin Road, Totnes TQ9 5TG)

Current Status:

Active.

Date Formed:

About 2001 (source)

Affiliation:

An associated community of the Movement for Reform Judaism (formerly known as the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain).

Ritual:

Reform.  According to the website of the Movement for Reform Judaism, the "Totnes Jewish Community is a small, open-hearted chavurah style community who come together for social, cultural & spiritual gatherings, events and informal services in the Torbay area. [They] have a regular monthly shabbat meal, as well as frequent get togethers honouring all the major festivals."

 

Jewish Congregations in Devon

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List of Movement for Reform Judaism Congregations

 

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