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United Hebrew Congregation

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Synagogue

United Hebrew Congregation

151 Shadwell Lane, Leeds, LS17 8DW

Tel : +44 (0) 113 269 6141


Description historique


There are less than 10000 Jews living in the Yorkshire town of Leeds. They began arriving around 1840 and, in increasing numbers, between 1881 and 1905 as a result of persecution in Russia. The town had a flourishing wool industry and, in 1885, was the scene of the ... Read more