Brighton & Hove Hebrew Congregation

Brighton & Hove, East Sussex




Page created: 24 November 2005
Latest revision or update: 4 April 2013

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Brighton & Hove Hebrew Congregation


The congregation comprises the following two synagogues:
   West Hove Synagogue, 29-31 New Church Road, Hove BN3 4AD (built 1959)
   Middle Street Synagogue 66 Middle Street, Brighton BN1 1AL (built 1874-6,  listed Grade II)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

For congregation details prior to 1874, see Brighton's first Jewish congregations


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Marriage Certification:

Group: Board of Deputies
Registration District: Brighton

Web Site:


Membership Data:

1896 - 64 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1896/97)
1898 - 74 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1898/99)
1900 - 90 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1900/01)
1909 - 124 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1910)
1999 - 480  (Board of Deputies)

Other Congregation Information

Synagogue Records 
Congregation History: See articles on Community page.

Brighton & Hove Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in East Sussex

Jewish Communities of England home page

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