Shomre Shabbas Synagogue




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Congregation Data


Shomre Shabbas Synagogue

Former Name:

Chevra Shomrei Shabbas (until WWII)


73 Elizabeth Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8

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

Date Formed:

By 1915 (source)

Current Status:

Closed mid/late 1950's (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


The congregation was a constituent of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations - UOHC.

Local Authority:

The congregation was in the centre of Manchester, which is now part of the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, now within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers).

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


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

List of UOHC Congregations

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