Sukkat Shalom, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Liberal Community Synagogue

Edinburgh, Scotland



Page created: 9 October 2005
Latest revision or update: 28 June 2017

Congregation Data


Sukkat Shalom, Edinburgh - the Edinburgh Liberal Community Synagogue

Former Name:

The Edinburgh Reform Hebrew Community


The congregation meets at various venues, including:
Columcille Centre, 2 Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 4RT
Marchmont St Giles, 1a Kilgraston Road, Edinburgh EH9 2DW

Current Status:


Formation, Affiliation & Brief History:

Late 1970's - Edinburgh members of the Glasgow New (Reform) Synagogue hold Friday evening services  in each other's homes.
1997 - congregation formalized with assistance from the Glasgow New Synagogue, to which the congregation becomes affiliated and hence, indirectly, to the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain (later known as the Movement for Reform Judaism).
Congregation becomes known a the Edinburgh Reform Hebrew Community.
September 2002 - congregation adopts the name Sukkat Shalom, Edinburgh.
March 2004 - congregation becomes unaffiliated, as an independent progressive congregation.
September 2004 - congregation becomes affiliated to Liberal Judaism.


Progressive (Liberal)


Rabbi Mark L. Solomon (part time) from 2009.

Web Site:


Edinburgh Jewish Community home page

List of Reform Judaism Congregations

List of Liberal Judaism Congregations

Jewish Communities and Congregations in Scotland home page



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