Belfast Hebrew Congregation

Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland




Page created: 21 August 2005
Latest update or revision: 6 July 2014

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Belfast Hebrew Congregation


49 Somerton Road, Belfast BT15 3LH (consecrated 1964)

Previous Addresses:

Annesley Street, Carlisle Crescent, Belfast  from 31 August 1904
(foundation stone laid 26 February 1904).

Prior thereto - Great Victoria Street from 1872 (foundation stone laid 7 July 1871), built at the expense of Mr. D. J. Jaffé

Current Status:


Date Formed:

1872 (although previously services held in private homes from 1864)

Incorporated Congregation:

Belfast Regency Street Congregation (early twentieth century)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Appears in 1998 General Registrar Official List
Registration District: Belfast

Membership Data:

1900 -  78 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1900-01)
1945 - 350 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1945-46)
1949 - 380 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1950)
1999 -   99  (Board of Deputies)

Other Congregation Information

For Congregation History and other articles see Belfast Community home page

Press Reports relating to the Belfast Jewish Community, 1869 to 1876


Belfast Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities & Congregations in Northern Ireland

Explanations of Terms Used



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