Newcastle Reform Synagogue

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear




Page created: 9 October 2005
Latest update or revision: 4 July 2017

Front of Newcastle Reform Synagogue
(taken by Lindsay Molyneux)

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Newcastle Reform Synagogue


The Croft, off Kenton Road, Gosforth NE3 4RE

Current Status:


Date Formed:

January 1965




A constituent synagogue of the Movement for Reform Judaism (formerly known as the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain), with which it has been associated since 1966

Associated Congregation:

The Darlington Hebrew Congregation is closely associated.

Marriage Certification:

Group for Certification: West London Synagogue
Worship Number: 70427
Registration District: Newcastle upon Tyne



Congregation Numbers:

1999 - 140 (as reported by Board of Deputies)


Rabbi M Marcus - 1974 (first ful-time minister)

(Primary Source: L. Olsover's "The Jewish Communities of North-East England", 1980)

Cemetery Information:

The congregation has its own Jewish burial ground in North Shields - (see Newcastle Cemetery Information)

On-Line Artcles, Photographs and Other Material
relating to this Congregation



Congregational Records


Numerous records of the Jewish Communities in Northeast England (only a sample of which are listed below) are deposited with the Tyne and Wear Archives Service (http://www.legacyarchives.org.uk).  
CLICK HERE to view a full list of these records (correct to December 2005).

Synagogue Records:

Orders of Service 1985-1990 -  Tyne and Wear Archives Service (see above)

Newcastle upon Tyne Jewish Community home page

List of Reform Judaism Congregations

Jewish Congregations in Tyne and Wear

Jewish Communities of England home page


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