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. 

Latest News


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

At The Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M1 5NS from 19h00 – 21h00.  Drop in format, arrive and leave whenever, stay as long as you wish. Your confidential forum, to discussRead 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

Synagogue Development: latest news

United legend now turned entrepreneur, Gary Neville and his team, as well as our architect Dawn Jackson, provided an update on the St Michael’s Manchester Development to Shul members at the year’sRead More...
By : Peter | Jan 2, 2019

Foodbank Donations

Please place your non-perishable food bank donations in the foyer
By : Peter | Jan 2, 2019

RSY – Netzer Fun in the North

Netzafon is a new exciting programme set up for all of the northern communities for kids in years 4-6 and 7-10. It is a chance to get together and enjoy the RSY-Read More...
By : Roy | Jan 2, 2019
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