United Synagogue - Sheffield

South Yorkshire




Page created: 26 September 2016
Latest revision or update: 29 June 2017

Congregation Data


United Synagogue - Sheffield
(often simply known as the Kingfield Synagogue).

Previous Names:

Sheffield Jewish Congregation and Centre until 1 April 2015
(initially known as the United Sheffield Hebrew Congregation)


Kingfield Synagogue, Brincliffe Crescent, Psalter Lane, Sheffield S11 8UX (from January 2000) (Consecrated 19 March 2000)

Previous Address:

Until 2000, 11 Wilson Road, Ecclesall, Sheffield, (which had been the address of the Sheffield Hebrew Congregation from 3 April 1930). Foundation stone laid by Lionel N de Rothschild, Esquire, O.B.E. Corner stone laid in 1929 by Harris Stone, President.


On 1 April 1953, the Congregation was formed on the merger of Sheffield Hebrew Congregation and Sheffield Central Hebrew Congregation.

(The agreement to merge was ratified by Sheffield Hebrew Congregation on 10 March 1953 and by Sheffield Central Hebrew Congregation on 3 March 1953.)

Current Status:



Ashkenazi Orthodox




On 1 April 2015, the Congregation joined the United Synagogue, the first community based outside London and the Home Counties to join the organisation since it was founded in 1870.
Previously, it was provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.


Rabbi Yonosan Golomb - from May 1992 until present (Feb. 2017)

      Rebbetsen - Faige Rochel Golomb.

Marriage Certification:

Worship Number: 64632
Registration District: Sheffield

Congregation Numbers:

1999 - 250 (as reported by Board of Deputies)

2016 - 300 (estimate, Congregation's website)


The Congregation uses the Ecclesfield Jewish Cemetery. See Cemetery Information on Sheffield Jewish Community home page.

Sheffield Jewish Community home page

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Jewish Congregations in South Yorkshire

Jewish Communities of England home page


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