the former

Malvern Hebrew Congregation

& Jewish Community





Press Reports relating to the former Malvern Jewish Community

Jewish Chronicle, 31 October 1941

The engagement is announced of Judah, youngest son of Mr. Rockman and the late Mrs. Rockman, of 172, Highbury New Park (now residing at "The Cedars" Orchard Road, Great Malvern), to Celia, second daughter of Mrs. Sleek and the late Mr. S. Sleek, of 53, Kenninghall Road, Clapton. E.5.

Jewish Chronicle, 14 November 1941

Regular Sabbath services at 10 a.m. are held in Malvern at the Pickersleigh Road Council School. Teaching arrangements have been made for Jewish children. Details will be supplied by the Hon. Secretary, Mr. S. Winroope, "Hillview," Pound Bank, Great Malvern, or the Rev. J. Rockman, 44 "Summer Lea", Wederburn Road, Great Malvern.

Jewish Chronicle,
5 December 1941

A meeting was held recently to inaugurate the Malvern Jewish Ladies' Guild. The Rev. J. Rockman presided....

Jewish Chronicle
, 25 December 1941

Report of Chanuka service conducted by Rev. Rockman.

Jewish Chronicle,
12 February 1943

The Rev. J. Rockman, who was recently appointed Minister of the congregation, obtained his Hebrew and Talmudical education at the Tree of Life College, where he was awarded the Saul Cohen Memorial Prize in 1936. He taught at the Grove Lane Hebrew classes from 1937 till the outbreak of hostilities. Mr. Rockman served as Minister and teacher to the Malvern Congregation from 1941 till he received a call to Worcester

Jewish Chronicle
, 23 March 1945
Through the kind co-operation of the Commanding Officer of the group of U.S. Hospitals in this area, a Passover service and Seder will be held at one of the hospitals, on Wednesday, March 28. All Home and Allied Forces are invited to partake. Any newcomers to this area will be cared for on communicating with me at address below. MRS. PHOEBE COOKLIN (Representative of the London Jewish Hospitality Committee).


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