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Sukkat Shalom, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Liberal Community Synagogue

Edinburgh, Scotland

 

              

         
 


Page created: 9 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 20 November 2014


Congregation Data

Name:

Sukkat Shalom, Edinburgh - the Edinburgh Liberal Community Synagogue

Former Name:

The Edinburgh Reform Hebrew Community

Address:

 

Current Status:

Active

Formation, Affiliation & Brief History

Late 1970's - Edinburgh members of the Glasgow New (Reform) Synagogue hold Friday evening services  in each other's homes.
1997 - congregation formalized with assistance from the Glasgow New Synagogue, to which the congregation becomes affiliated and hence, indirectly, to the RSGB.
Congregation becomes known a the Edinburgh Reform Hebrew Community.
September 2002 - congregation adopts the name Sukkat Shalom, Edinburgh.
March 2004 - congregation becomes unaffiliated, as an independent progressive congregation.
September 2004 - congregation becomes affiliated to Liberal Judaism.

Ritual:

Progressive (Liberal)

Affiliation

A member of Liberal Judaism (formerly Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues)

Minister:

Rabbi Mark L. Solomon (part time) from 2009.

Web Site:

http://www.eljc.org

 

Edinburgh Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page

List of Liberal Judaism Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used
 

 

 

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