the former

Hinckley Hebrew Congregation

Hinckley, Hinckley & Bosworth, Leicestershire





Press Reports relating to the Hinckley Hebrew Congregation

Extracted by Harold Pollins

(except where otherwise stated)

Jewish Chronicle, 21 March 1941, page 19

“A meeting was held at the house of Mr. L. Fisher, 10 Gwendoline Avenue, Hinckley, Leics., on Sunday, when a Hinckley Hebrew Congregation was formed. Services are held at this address. All those interested should communicate with Mr. Fisher.”

Jewish Chronicle, 4 April 1941(*)

Socials were held at 22 Gwendoline Avenue. Hinckley, Leics, every Wednesday evenng, when lectures were delivered by Rabbi Dr. Willman." [This is probably Rabbi Dr Alfred Willman, later of West Hartlepool and Norwich.]

Jewish Chronicle, 13 March 1942(*)

HINCKLEY.—The opening ceremony of the Jewish Youth Centre was held at Highcliffe, Derby Road (by permission of the St. John Ambulance Brigade), last week. Mr. L. Fisher, President of the Congregation, who presided, pointed out that the Centre was primarily intended to provide social and recreational facilities for Jewish serving men and women in H.M. Forces, as well as for the Jewish Youth of Hinckley. The meeting was addressed by speakers on behalf of the Ministry, the Town Council, and the Army. The Secretary is Mr. J. Cohen, 121, Wykin Lane.

Jewish Chronicle, 18 March 1955, page 21


Notice to all former members

In accordance with a resolution duly passed at the final meeting of remaining members of the Hinckley Hebrew Congregation, all remaining funds have been donated to the following two worthy causes in Israel: 20 gns. for the purchase of an avenue of trees in the Selig Brodetsky Forest; 22 gns. to the W.I.Z.O. Children’s Home in Jerusalem.

(signed) M. Radom (President)

             J. Gould (Treasurer)

            P.A. Radom (Secretary)

(*) extracted by Steven Jaffe

12 Foscote Road,
Hendon NW4.”

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List of JCR-UK Articles and Press Extracts by Harold Pollins

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