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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


Yom Kippur 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

Mitzvah Day 2016

Come and join in – helping the community as part of our Synagogue’s contribution to this national event. This year it is on Sunday the 27th November. Contact the office for moreRead More...
By : Peter | Sep 8, 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

2016 Jewish Film Festival – Manchester

The 20th UK International Jewish Film Festival – Manchester – 6th – 20th November with 12 films at HOME and Cinworld Didsbury.  HOME and Cineworld Didsbury. See ukjewishfilm.org/Manchester/
By : Peter | Aug 31, 2016

Erev Shabbat: At Home

Our next Friday night Shabbat at home is on the: 14th October- North Manchester; 28th October – South Manchester Contact the office for more details.
By : wpadmin | Aug 20, 2016