Kingston Liberal Synagogue

Long Ditton, Elmbridge, Surrey




Previous update 22 September 2009
Latest revision or update: 9 July 2017

Long Ditton

Long Ditton (which is situated just to the west of Surbiton in the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames) is in Thames Ditton in the borough of Elmbridge, a local government district of the county of Surrey, formed in 1974. Prior to 1974, it was part of the urban district of Esher.

Jewish Community

There is a small Jewish community in and around Thames Ditton, a Liberal congregation formed in the 1960s. The borough of Elbridge (of which Thames Ditton forms part) also has a reform congregation - the North West Surrey Synagogue.

Congregation Data


Kingston Liberal Synagogue


Rushett Road, Long Ditton, Surrey KT7 0UX (from 1976).

Services originally held in Quakers Hall in Kingston upon Thames.

Current Status:


Date Founded:

April 1967


Liberal Progressive


A constituent synagogue of Liberal Judaism (formerly the Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues).




Rabbi Danny Rich -   1988 to 2004

Rabbi Charley Baginski - November 2008 to May 2016

Membership Data:

1967 -   about 50 (Congregation's website)

Cemetery Information:

There was no Jewish cemetery in Elmbridge. For details of the cemeteries of the Liberal Judaism, see Cemeteries of the Liberal Judaism Movement

List of Liberal Judaism Congregations

Communities in Greater London and its Outskirts

Jewish Congregations in Surrey

Jewish Communities of England home page



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