Machzikei Hadass Synagogue

Salford, Greater Manchester



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Congregation Data


Machzikei Hadass Synagogue

Alternative Name:

Yesodei Hatorah Synagogue
from late 1930's until about 1960 (source)


17 Northumberland Street (corner Leigh Street), Higher Broughton, Salford, M7 0FE, from 1939.
These premises, the home of the mother synagogue of all Hassidic communities in Greater Manchester, were, ironically, from 1934 to 1938, the regional headquarters of Sir Oswald Mosley's notorious British Union of Fascists.

(The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.)

Former Address:

115 Bury New Road, Manchester, to 1939

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


Machzikei Hadass Communities was an association of very orthodox Manchester congregation. The Machzikei Hadass Synagogue is now the sole constituent synagogue.

Previous constituent synagogues included:
Beth Israel Synagogue
Damezek Eliezer Synagogue
Machzikei Hadass Synagogue (Yesodei Hatorah Synagogue)
Shotzer Synagogue
Talmud Torah Chinuch N'orim Synagogue
Zeirei Agudas Yisroel

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification:  Board of Deputies
Worship Number: 73603
Registration District: Salford

Local Authority:

Broughton Park, Salford, is in the metropolitan borough of the City of Salford, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers). 

From 1889 to 1974, Salford was a county borough (a unitary authority), geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.


Jewish Congregations in the City of Salford (metropolitan borough)

Jewish Congregations in the City of Manchester (metropolitan borough)

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page

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