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the former

Midland Reform Synagogue Movement

Birmingham, West Midlands

 

 

 

 

 
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 Congregation Data

Name

Midland Reform Synagogue

Date Formed:

About 1968(i)

Current Status:

Failed to grow and closed in 1970(ii) - merged with Birmingham Progressive Synagogue

Ritual:

Reform

Affiliation:

The congregation would have been affiliated to the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain (now the Movement for Reform Judaism) although there is no reference to such affiliation in the Jewish Year Books.

Ministers:

None listed

Charitable Status:

No information found as to registered charity status

Registration District:

Birmingham - link to Register Office website

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) In Tradition and Change by A.J. Kershen and J.A. Romain (1995) p.243, it states that the congregation held services for two years but failed to grow in size and merged in 1970 with Birmingham Progressive Synagogue. The congregation's first appearance in the Jewish Year Books was in 1968.

  • (ii) As note (i) above.


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