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Leeds Zionist Synagogue

Leeds, West Yorkshire

 

              

         
 

 
Created 2 March 2002
Latest Update or reformat 27 December 2011

Congregation Data

Name: Leeds Zionist Synagogue
Previous Name: Herzl Moser Zionist Synagogue
Addresses: 20a St Albans Street, Leeds, from 1902 (was previously the home of Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue and subsequently the home of the Leeds Old Central Synagogue);
17 Brunswick Street, Leeds, from about 1907 until early 1940's; and
307 Chapeltown Road, Leeds (main offices of Leeds Zionists) from late 1940's
Founded: 1894
Current Status: Closed. The original congregation (Herzl Moser Zionist Synagogue) closed in about 1940.
A new congregation was established in about 1948 under the name Zionist Synagogue (also known as Agudas Hazionim Synagogue), and this closed in 1955, merging with Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue.
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Affiliations: Became affiliated to Leeds United Hebrew Congregation for the purposes of burial rights (Jewish Year Books 1935-40).
Membership Data: 1909 - 190 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1910)


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