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Jewish Community of Berkshire

Reading, Berkshire

 

 

   


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Congregation Data

Name:

Jewish Community of Berkshire

Address:

West Central Reading, Berkshire

Current Status:

Active

Rabbinic Couple:

Rabbi Zvi Solomons(i) and Rebbetzen Dr. Shira Batya Lewin Solomons from 2015 to present (May 2022)(ii)

Formation:

In 2015 Rabbi Zvi Solomons, the then minister of Reading Hebrew Congregation, was made redundant by that congregation. Shortly following, he and Rebbetzin Shira Solomons, with the encouragement of a number of members of the Reading Jewish community, established this congregation.(iii)

Hebrew Classes:

The congregation operates a Chedar (Hebrew Classes), the only Jewish religion school in Reading.(iv)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Web Site:

http://www.jcob.org

Cemetery Details

There is no Jewish cemetery in Reading.

 

Notes & Sources
( returns to text above)

  • (i) To view a short profile of Rabbi Solomons, hold the cursor over his name.

  • (ii) Congregation's website.

  • (iii) Congregation's website and Jewish Chronicle reports.

  • (iv) Congregation's website.

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Page created: 1 July 2015
Page most recently amended: 20 July 2022


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