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Weston-super-Mare Hebrew Congregation

Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, Somerset

 

              

         
 
 
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Town of Weston-super-Mare

The town of Weston-super-Mare, with a population of 70,000, is a seaside resort on the Bristol Channel in Southwest England.  It was a municipal borough in the county of Somerset until 1974, when it merged with neighbouring localities to form the local government district of Woodspring in the short-lived county of Avon.  In 1996, Woodspring's name was changed to North Somerset and it became a unitary authority, returning, for ceremonial purposes, to be part of the county of Somerset.

The following was the only Jewish congregation known to have existed in Weston-super-Mare:

Congregation Data

Name:

Weston-super-Mare Hebrew Congregation

Date Founded:

Probably during World War II

Current Status:

Closed - late 1940's

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Jewish Population Data

1945

 - 40 (Jewish Year Book 1945-6)

 

Jewish Congregations in Somerset

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