the former

Cambridge & Suffolk Jewish Community (Hama'ayan)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England





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 Congregation Data


Cambridge & Suffolk Jewish Community

Alternative Name



101 Perseway, Cambridge CB4 3SB(i)

Date Formed:

About 2005(ii)

Current Status:

The congregation was discontinued in about 2007(iii)


Ashkenazi Orthodox(iv)


The congregation appears to have been unaffiliated, although it recognised the "rulings of the Beth Din of the Federation of Synagogues, London".(v)


None listed

Former Charitable Status:

The congregation was a registered charity (number 1111197), Cambridge & Suffolk Jewish Community (Hama'ayan) registered on 6 September 2005 and removed from the register on 22 January 2015 on grounds that it had "ceased to exist".(vi)

Additional Facilities

The congregation had its own nursery and mikvah.

Registration District:

Cambridgeshire (since 1 October 2007)(vii) - Link to Register Office website

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) This was the address stated the Jewish Year Books 2007 and 2008 (the only years when the congregation was listed)

  • (ii) This was the year in which the congregation was registered as a charity.

  • (ii) Based upon this being the last year in which the congregation was listed in Jewish Year Books.

  • (iv) The charitable objects (for registration , see below) including "... advancing the Jewish religion as defined in the Shulkhan Aruch including holding prayer services according to Askkenazi ritual and custom...".

  • (v) As stated in the congregation's charitable objects (for registration, see below).

  • (vi) Charities Commission's website (in beta trial stage), accessed 17 July 2019.

  • (vii) For previous registration districts, see on Cambridge Home Page. Any registers would now be held by the current register office.

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Page created: 27 August 2007
Page most recently amended: 17 July 2019

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