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United Hebrew Congregation Newcastle

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

United Hebrew Congregation Newcastle

Lionel Jacobson House, Graham Park Rd, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 4BH

Welcome to UHC Newcastle

Historical description


The Jewish presence in Newcastle probably dates from the Middle Ages. In 1234, Jews were expelled from the city. Some returned or first settled in Newcastle but it was not until the 19th century that an organized Jewish community emerged. By the turn of 1830, about ... Read more