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Londonderry Synagogue

& Jewish Community, Londonderry,

County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

 

              

         
 
 
Page created: 28 August 2005
Latest update or revision: 2 October 2014

City of Londonderry

Londonderry or Derry (Doire or Doire Cholm Chille in Irish) is a city in Northern Ireland on the banks of the river Foyle. Situated in County Londonderry, it has a population of approximately 105,000.

The following was the only Jewish congregation in Londonderry:

Congregation Data

Name:

Londonderry Synagogue

Address:

4 Kennedy Place, Northern Ireland (from about 1940)

Previous Addresses::

Hawkins Street, Londonderry (from about 1900), and previously,18 Abercorn Street, Londonderry

Date Founded:

1894 

Current Status:

Closed (about 1948)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Membership Data:

1900 -  15 seatholders (Jewish Year Book 1900-01)

Jewish Population Data

1895
1898
1934
1939
1945
1946
43
53
50
109
72
42

(The Jewish Year Book 1896-7)
(The Jewish Year Book 1998-9)
(The Jewish Year Book 1935)
(The Jewish Year Book 1940)
(The Jewish Year Book 1945-6)
(The Jewish Year Book 1947)


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