Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue





Page created: 7 December 2011
Latest revision or update: 30 July 2016


Entrance to Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue, December 2011
Louise Messik, 2011

Congregation Data


Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue
(Esnoga Sha'ar Hashamayim in Spanish)
also known as Esnoga Grande (the Great Synagogue)


47/49 Engineer Lane (PO Box 174), Gibraltar

Local Authority:

Government of Gibraltar

Date Founded:

1724 by Rabbi Isaac Nieto of London: Synagogue rebuilt 1768.
(Prior to 1724, services were held in private accommodation.)

Current Status:



Orthodox: Gibraltarian/Moroccan Sephardi nusach


Jewish Community of Gibraltar

Marriage Certification:

Jewish Community of Gibraltar


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