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Ipswich Old Jewish Congregation

Ipswich, Suffolk

 

              

         
 

Page created: 14 November 2005
Latest revision or update: 10 November 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

Ipswich Old Jewish Congregation

Address:

Initially, from about 1730, in a room in St. Clements. A synagogue was erected in 1795 between 73 and 75 Rope Lane or Rope Walk.

Current Status:

Closed - second half of nineteenth century, and since, demolished

Date Formed:

1730

Ritual:

Orthodox

Press Report:

The Jewish Chronicle 22 April 1842 p. 138:

‘IPSWICH. - At a meeting of the congregation of this city, held last week, Mr. S. Samuel in the chair, the Rev. Harris Isaacs announced that influenced by the persuasion of his friends, he had abandoned his intention of going to reside in the Holy land. This intelligence was received with acclamations, and the Rev. Gentleman will consequently continue to fill the office of reader and to conduct his school.’

Articles on the Ipswich Old Jewish Congregation

The Rise of Provincial Jewry - Ipswich by Cecil Roth, 1950. Available on JCR-UK as part of the Susser Archive.

Other Congregation Information


Ipswich Jewish Community home page

Jewish Communities in Suffolk

Jewish Communities of England home page


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