the former

Newbury Jewish Community

Newbury, West Berkshire, Berkshire




Press Reports relating to the Newbury Jewish Community 1941 - 1946

compiled by Harold Pollins

Information within square brackets is from the compiler


Jewish Chronicle, 19 September 1941 page 21

Services on the Holy-days will be celebrated at the Methodist Hall, Northbrook Street, Newbury

Jewish Chronicle, 31 October 1941 page 16

NEWBURY - Meeting of Jewish residents will be held on at 3 pm on Sunday at 111 Newtown Road (courtesy of Mr L. J. Mintz) with the object of inaugurating congregational activities.
Enquiries to be addressed by Rabbi I. L. Swift of Dollis Hill Synagogue.

Jewish Chronicle, 9 April 1943 page 10

First anniversary celebration of the congregation was held recently at the Girls’ High School. Rev. J. Indech said that the reason for the success was the keenness shown by children and adults.
The chairman, Mr J. L. Collier, paid tribute to the Hon. Sec. Mr. H. Carr and presented him with a copy of the ’Soncino’ Hagadah.

Jewish Chronicle, 12 May 1944 page 13

Annual meeting of the congregation at the Temperance Hall. The chairman referred to progress made with Hebrew instruction by
Rev I.[sic] Indech.
President M. Stern
Vice-President A. Bearman
Treasurer H. Collier
Wardens M. Stern and H. A. Keins
Hon Sec S.S. Morris

Jewish Chronicle, 11 May 1945 p. 11

Rabbi Dr. S. M. Lehrman recently examined the Hebrew classes held at Newbury and Thatcham. Reported satisfactory progress. He congratulated Rev. S.S. Ginsburg on the results of his work in the classes.

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