Oxford Jewish Congregation

Oxford, Oxfordshire




Page created: 14 June 2003
Latest revision or update: 8 April 2015

Congregation Data


Oxford Jewish Congregation

(and previous addresses):

The Synagogue, 21 Richmond Road, Oxford OX1 2JL
(Built in 1974, the Oxford Synagogue and Jewish Centre is on the site of the previous synagogue.)
Previous addresses:
Nelson Place, which adjoins  Richmond Road, Oxford, and is the site of the present synagogue (from 1892)*
Worcester Place, Oxford (from 1884)*
George Street, Oxford (from 1878)*
Paradise Square, Oxford (from 1848)*

* per D.M. Lewis - The Jews of Oxford, 1992

Current Status:



Community founded 1841


The default services are Orthodox. There are, however, alternative or additional services on many occasions organised by the following, who have equal rights to use the Synagogue:
The Oxford Masorti Group, and
The Oxford Progressive Jewish Group
There was also the Oxford Reform Jewish Group, which is currently in abeyance.



Membership Data:

1896 - 12 seatholders  (source)

1898 - 10 seatholders  (source)

Marriage Certification & District:

Group for Certification: Board of Deputies

Worship Number: 68283

Registration District:-
  From 1 July 1837: Oxford
  Since 1 October 2001: Oxfordshire (which would now hold any registers)

Register Office: see details below

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