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Leicester Hebrew Congregation

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Leicester Hebrew Congregation

Highfield Street, Leicester LE2 1AD

Tel : +44 116 270 6622


Historical description


Few Jews lived in Leicester in the Middle Ages. It was only in the 19th century that their presence became more important. This was reinforced by the arrival of Jews from Russia at the turn of the 20th century. One of the most important figures in Leicester was ... Read more