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Over 150 year of Reform Judaism in the Heart of Manchester

A warm welcome to Manchester Reform Synagogue, a member of the Movement for Reform Judaism. The synagogue is easy to find as it is near the town hall, right in the centre of Manchester.

We pride ourselves in being steeped in the tradition of Reform Judaism, being one of the oldest Reform Synagogues in the United Kingdom, but with a vibrant community that moves with the times.

Our focus is on Living Judaism. Our Rabbi is one of the most forward thinkers and educators, able to engage with people of all ages. We have a passionate and vibrant Executive and Council, which prioritises Jewish Education, Family and Seniors Events, fully experiencing and celebrating Shabbat, Jewish Festivals and Personal life events. Read more >

Recent News


Rosh Hashanah in Manchester

Visiting Manchester during the High Holidays? Studying at the Uni? Just want to connect with your Judaism? Why not come and join us at Jackson’s Row. Contact Mandy in the Office to let us know youRead More...
By : Peter | Sep 25, 2016

Simchat Torah Lunch Party

Simchat Torah morning service on Monday the 24th October starting at 10.30 will be followed by a catered lunch. Please call the office if you would like to attend.
By : Peter | Sep 9, 2016

Leo Baeck College online Lehrhaus courses

The origins of Jewish mysticism – Dr. Alinda Damsma 4-week live ON-LINE course, Wednesdays 7.30-9.00pm,  19 Oct – 9 Nov 2016  Jewish family in the aftermath of the Holocaust: History, memory andRead More...
By : Peter | Sep 8, 2016

Erev Shabbat: At Home

Our next Friday night Shabbat at home is on the: 16th September – North Manchester; 30th September – South Manchester Contact the office for more details.
By : wpadmin | Aug 20, 2016

Synagogue building development

STOP PRESS AUGUST 2016: Plans are afoot to rebuild Manchester Reform Synagogue as part of a new “state-of-the-art” redevelopment of the area. Jackson’s Row will be turned into a ‘world class’ new neighbourhood withRead More...
By : Peter | Aug 2, 2016

The Northern Learning House

This is a new Service Leading course offered by the Northern Learning House, part of MRJ’s new college without walls. It’s a year-long course, £60/person. Term One: theory. 6 sessions. You can choose oneRead More...
By : Peter | Jul 31, 2016