the former

Hassocks Hebrew Congregation

West Sussex




Selected Press Reports relating to the former
Hassocks Jewish Community

Mid Sussex Times, 12 September 1939
republished at http://www.westsussexpast.org by West Sussex Library Services
Every Saturday morning the Hassocks Council School is turned into a Synagogue, services being conducted for the Jewish children from London. Special Jewish festival services are being held next Thursday and Friday, when the school will be closed to London children of other faiths.

Jewish Chronicle, 17 November 1939

HASSOCKS - At a meeting of the Hebrew Congregation held at 1, Queen's Drive (by kind permission of Mr. and Mrs. J. Lipman), it was resolved to co-operate in social and religious activities with neighbouring Jewish communities.

Jewish Chronicle, 24 November 1939

HASSOCKS - The Hebrew Congregation and the Jewish Ladies Guild have decided to entertain the Jewish children evacuated to Hassocks at a Chanucah festival. As the community is very small, they would be glad of any financial assistance. The children are from a poor London district wthout any resources of their own. Donations will be gratefully acknowledged by Mr. A. Werner.

Jewish Chronicle, 15 March 1940

Mr. A. Weiner. having been recalled to London, has relinquished his position as Hon Sec and Hon Treasurer of the Hassocks (Sussex) Hebrew Congregation

Jewish Chronicle, 20 December 1940

HASSOCKS - The Hebrew Congregation at Hassocks will hold a Chanucah service for the evacuated children and for Jewish soldiers in the neighbourhood on Wednesday. The Rev. I. N. Fabricant, of Brighton, will conduct the service. Those who are interested are asked to communicate with the Rev. I. N. Fabricant at Synagogue Chambers, Middle Street. Brighton, 1 or with Mr. J. Lipman at 1, Queen's Drive, Hassocks

Jewish Chronicle, 14 February 1941

HASSOCKS - Services for children are held at the village school on Saturday mornings from 9.30 to 10.30, and services for adults from 10.30 to 12 noon.

Jewish Chronicle, 14 February 1941

HASSOCKS - A group of Habonim has been formed at Hassocks for the evacuated children. Meetings are held on Saturdays and Sundays. New members from the surrounding district will be welcome, and inquiries should be addressed to Miss R. Leibling, at 6, Queens Drive, or to Mr. J. Lipman, at 1, Queen's Drive, Hassocks.

Jewish Chronicle, 31 October 1941

HASSOCKS - The community at Hassocks, Sussex, consisting of 14 families, holds Sabbath services regularly and provides facilities for Jewish children evacuated in the surrounding villages. Nine guineas have been given to London charities. The Secretary's address is 32 Grand Avenue.

Jewish Chronicle, 27 February 1942

HASSOCKS.—At the Congregation's annual meeting, at 1, Queen's Drive, last week, the following were elected: Messrs. J. Lipman, Chairman; H. Wright, Vice-Chairman; R. Goldfarb, Treasurer; and J. Goodman,.Secretary.

Jewish Chronicle, 27 February 1942

A report was given by the Chairman on the work done by the - Joint Emergency Committee in securing a qualified teacher for the evacuated children at Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint, and Ditchling. Miss Schaps, the appointed teacher, will be pleased to receive cooperation from parents. Communications should be addressed to the Chairman of the Education Committee, Mrs. A. Nathan, 2, Manor Avenue, or to 1, Queen's Drive, Hassocks.

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