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New Briggate Synagogue

Leeds, West Yorkshire

 

              

         
 

Page created: 21 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 12 November 2014

Congregation Data

Name:

New Briggate Synagogue
Also sometime referred to as the "Grinner Shul" (distinguish it from the "Englisher Shul" - the Great Synagogue).

Addresses:

St John's Place, Leeds (although following closure of the synagogue building in 1927, services were held at Brandsy Lodge, which adjoined the New Synagogue).

Founded:

1876 (but was successor to a chevra opened in St Alban's Road in 1869)

Current Status:

Closed - succeeded by the New Synagogue, which opened in 1932 and was built in conjunction with the Great Synagogue, and which became one of the original constituent synagogues of the
Leeds United Hebrew Congregation

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliations:

In 1897, joined the Amalgamation of Synagogues.

 

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