Machzikei Hadass Synagogue

Salford, Greater Manchester




Page created: 2 March 2002
Latest revision or update: 22 February 2017

Congregation Data


Machzikei Hadass Synagogue

Alternative Name:

Yesodei Hatorah Synagogue (from late 1930s until about 1960(i)).


17 Northumberland Street (corner Leigh Street), Higher Broughton, Salford, M7 0FE, from 1939.
These premises, the home of the mother synagogue of all Hassidic communities in Greater Manchester, were, ironically, from 1934 to 1938, the regional headquarters of Sir Oswald Mosley's notorious British Union of Fascists.

(The congregation is considered part of the "North Manchester" Jewish community.)

Former Address:

115 Bury New Road, Manchester, to 1939

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneebalg - present (February 2017)


Machzikei Hadass Communities was an association of very orthodox Manchester congregation. The Machzikei Hadass Synagogue is now the sole constituent synagogue.

Previous constituent synagogues included:

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification:  Board of Deputies
Worship Number: 73603
Registration District: Salford

Local Authority:

Broughton Park, Salford, is in the metropolitan borough of the City of Salford, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers). 

From 1889 to 1974, Salford was a county borough (a unitary authority), geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.

Cemetery Information:

See Manchester Jewish Cemeteries Information on Manchester Jewish Community home page

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Based upon appearance of address in Jewish Year Books.

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in the City of Salford (metropolitan borough)

Jewish Congregations in the City of Manchester (metropolitan borough)

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page


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