Bedford's First Jewish Congregations

Bedford, Bedfordshire




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Congregation Data


Bedford's first Jewish congregations

Chronology & Addresses:

1803 - A congregation was formed by Michael Joseph, but this was dismantled in 1827.

1827 to 1837 - No organised congregation.

1837 - Congregation meets in a room in Offa Street, St. Peter's and subsequently in a Synagogue in High Street, St. Peter's, which closed about 1853.

1903 - Congregation re-established, but this also closed.

1939 - Establishment of latest congregation. see Bedford United Hebrew Congregation.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Other Information

Congregation History: See articles on Community page

Bedford Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in Bedfordshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

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