Etz Chaim Synagogue

Leeds, West Yorkshire




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Latest revision or update: 14 July 2017

The main entrance to the Etz Chaim Synagogue, May 2013
David Shulman 2013

Congregation Data


Etz Chaim Synagogue


411 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS17 7BY

Current Status:


In 2023, it was announced that the congregation would merge with the Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue, forming a new congregation operating from the congregation's adapted building on Harrogate Road.

Date Formed:

Formed in about 1982 affiliated to the Leeds New Central Vilna Synagogue, but with each synagogue maintaining own synagogue building. The Leeds New Central Vilna Synagogue closed in about 1994 and was incorporated into Etz Chaim Synagogue.


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Marriage Certification:

Worship Number 75931
Registration District: Leeds North



Membership Data:

1999 - 842  (Board of Deputies)


The congregation administers its own cemetery, the New Farnley Jewish Cemetery. For details see Cemetery Information on Leeds Jewish Community home page, with Searchable database Searchable Database.

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