160 years of Progressive Judaism in the Heart 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 Progressive, Living Judaism. Our Rabbis are 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. For details of activities for children and families click here.

Rabbi Reuven Silverman & Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen

Reform Judaism produces an outstanding weekly educational email which is both about the week’s parasha (Torah portion) as well containing as other great useful resources. You can sign up here. 

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Urban Angels Manchester 20th Jan, 4pm

We would appreciate homemade baked savoury / sweet goodies / Fruit Donations to be given out to our friends on the streets of Manchester….. Its Cold Outside….. YOU can help make a difference.
By : Peter | Jan 1, 2020

Torah on Tap

See you at 7pm on Sunday the 12th January. Usual venue. Contact Rabbi Robyn or the Office for more details.
By : Peter | Jan 1, 2020

Introducing a Taste of Talmud Study Group

You are invited to get involved with a ‘A Taste of Talmud’,  a new venture between Menorah and Jackson’s Row beginning in January. A Taste of Talmud is a monthly in personRead More...
By : Roy | Dec 23, 2019

The ‘Talking Space’ initiative on the last Thursday of each month

Normally at The Friends Meeting House in Manchester M1 5NS from 19h00 – 21h00, the next Talking Space is at a pub near Heaton Park on Boxing Day, December 26. A shortRead More...
By : Roy | Nov 19, 2019

Join the Guild – be a He-brew

Come and join the “The Guild” / “He-brews Café” Team. If you enjoy a  pre-service cuppa & the weekly Kiddushim Food, why not come along & join us in the preparation –Read More...
By : Peter | Jul 27, 2019

Concerned about a child or vulnerable adult?

If you have any concerns regarding a specific child or vulnerable adult, please contact, in the strictest confidence, our safeguarding lead, Pam Walker. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.  No matter how small yourRead More...
By : Roy | Jun 30, 2019
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