Hastings Jewish Community and Congregations

Hastings, East Sussex




Press Report on the Hastings Jewish Community

Compiled by Steven Jaffe

Information within square brackets is from the compiler

Jewish Chronicle, 2 May 1890

Mr. S. Jaffe of Great Grimsby, has, after reading the service at Beaufort College on Saturday last, been unanimously elected minister of the St. Leonards Hastings congregation, subject to the Delegate Chief Rabbi's approval.

Jewish Chronicle, 19 September 1890

The services at Beaufort College, St. Leonards, attracted a large congregation, every available seat being filled. The Shachrith was impressively read by Marcus N. Adler, M.A., and the sad recollections it awakened in the mind of the reader were fully patent to the worshippers. The Musaph was intoned by the local minister, the Rev. S. Jaffe. Mr. S. J. Heilbron, Head-master of the Bayswater Jewish Schools, acted as Baal Koreh. On the first day, Mr. Philip Bender of St. John's College, Cambridge, delivered a sermon on Reverence.

Jewish Chronicle, October 1891

The Rev. E. Jaffe, the local minister, conducted Yom Kippur services at Beaufort college, assisted by N. Mudrick. AP Bender BA of St Johns College Cambridge preached....
[A P Bender = Alfred P Bender, later minister at Cape Town, South Africa, son of Philip Bender, principal of Beaufort college.]

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