Worksop Jewish Community
Worksop, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire
Some Press Reports relating to the Worksop Hebrew Congregation
Jewish Chronicle, 8 October 1897, page 28
There is a notice that states that for the seventh year a minyan was held at the
residence of Mr. Maurice Marks. Mr. Marks and Mr. Michaels (of Manchester) read
the prayers. Mr. H. Finestone of Worksop was Baal Tokeah.
16 November 1906, page 21
It was reported that there were six Jewish families in Worksop but no Jewish
minister - report by Rev AA Green on the educational needs of the Provinces.
30 August 1907, page 3 and 26 November 1909, page 2
The Worksop Hebrew Congregation advertised for a Hebrew teacher and shochet.
Note: There were letters in the
in August and September 1909 from a Mr. Maurice Josephs of Worksop describing
himself as Shochet.
10 January 1910, page 30
There is a reference to 'additional congregations' being formed in Ayr,
Barry Dock, Llandudno, Oldham, Seacombe, and Worksop.
Compiled by Steven Jaffe
Jewish Chronicle, 5 September 1941
WORKSOP - A Minyan is held every Sabbath morning at 9.30 and Sabbath evening at 8, at 22, Watson Road, Worksop (by permission of Mr. S. Golberg).
Jewish Chronicle, 24 October 1941
WORKSOP - The holding of Yom Kippur services - the first in Worksop for many years
- was made possible by the attendance of some Jewish soldiers
who were in the district. The services were conducted by D. Serlin (formerly of Frankfort) and Messrs. S. Goorney, S. Golberg, and Basil Moore. Offerings,
amounting to £7, are being devoted to the United Jewish Relief Appeal.
Worksop Hebrew Congregation
List of JCR-UK Articles and Press Extracts by Harold Pollins
Page created: 18 April 2006
Page most recently amended: 6 February 2023
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