Lurgan Hebrew Congregation, Lurgan,

Craigavon Borough, County Armagh, Northern Ireland




Page created: 12 June 2006
Latest update or revision: 2 October 2014

Town of Lurgan

Lurgan (An Lorgain in Irish) is a town in County Armagh, Northern Ireland with a population of approximately 25,000. Lurgan is situated in the Craigavon Borough Council area, approximately 20 miles southwest of Belfast.

The following was the only Jewish congregation in Lurgan:

Congregation Data


Lurgan Hebrew Congregation


49 North Street, Lurgan

Date Founded:

Before 1906

Current Status:

Closed in 1920's


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Other Lurgan Jewish Information

Personal Encounters: Joseph Herbert, Founder of the Congregation

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