Oxford Jewish Congregation - Progressive Jewish Group

Oxford, Oxfordshire




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Oxford Jewish Congregation - Progressive Jewish Group


Services held at the Synagogue, 21 Richmond Road Oxford OX1 2JL, which it shares with other Jewish denominations (Orthodox and Masorti). Progressive services are usually held on the second Saturday of each month, normally in the Wilfred Faust Hall.(ii)

Current Status:



 The Group functions under the auspices of the Oxford Jewish Congregation, whose default services are orthodox, but who have groups that meet to hold alternative or additional services according to other ritual.(ii) The group is believed to have been founded in mid 1990s.(iii)


Liberal / Progressive


An associate congregation of Liberal Judaism, formerly Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues (ULPS)(iv)


Progressive services at http://www.ojc-online.org/

Ministers or Chaplains:

None Listed

Charitable Status

No information found of registered charity status (as of 24 July 2019).

Registration District:

Oxfordshire (since 1 October 2001)(v) - Link to Register Office website.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Reserved.

  • (ii) Progressive services webpage on Oxford Jewsih Coongregation's website, accessed 24 July 2019.

  • (iii) Based upon first appearance in Jewish Year Book 1998.

  • (iv) Liberal Judaism's website, last accessed 24 July 2019, lists the group (under the name Oxford Liberal Jewish Services) as a "developing community or associated congregation".

  • (v) The former Registration District was Oxford, from 1 July 1837 to 1 October 2001. Any registers would now be held by current register office.


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