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Worthing & District Hebrew Congregation

Worthing, West Sussex



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Latest revision or update: 13 October 2016

Borough of Worthing

Worthing, a seaside town just to the west of Brighton on England's south coast, has a population of about 100,000.  It was a municipal borough until 1974, when it became a local government district and borough in the county of West Sussex.

Jewish Community

There was a Jewish congregation in Worthing established during World War II initially primarily by evacuees, but which continued for a number of years following the end of the War.

Congregation Data


Worthing & District Hebrew Congregation


Heene Hill, Heene Road

Date Founded:

During World War II


Closed late 1980's (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


There is no Jewish cemetery in Worthing


Worthing Jewish Population Data


20 families

(The Jewish Year Book 1960)


90 familues

(The Jewish Year Book 1971)


Jewish Congregations in West Sussex

Jewish Communities of England home page



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