Manchester Reform Synagogue

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Manchester Reform Synagogue
Basic information
Location Jackson's Row, Manchester M2 5NH
 United Kingdom
Affiliation Reform Judaism
Status Active
Leadership Rabbi Reuven Silverman[1]
Completed 1952 (current building)

Manchester Reform Synagogue, a member of the Movement for Reform Judaism, is one of the oldest Reform synagogues in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1857,[3] the synagogue is located in central Manchester at Jackson's Row.

It was built in 1952, using money from the War Damage Commission, after the previous synagogue building was destroyed on 1 June 1941 during the Second World War in the Manchester Blitz.[4] The current building includes a large synagogue, banqueting hall and classrooms.[4]


  1. ^ "From the Rabbi". Meet our Rabbi. Manchester Reform Synagogue. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Rabbi Reuven Silverman". The Jewish Chronicle. 23 September 2009. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Hoffman, David. "Our story". What's it all about?. Manchester Reform Synagogue. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Kalmus, Jonathan (7 November 2013). "Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville set to rebuild Manchester shul". The Jewish Chronicle. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 

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