Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire





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Congregation Data


Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community


Not available.(ii)

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Liberal / Progressive


A constituent community of Liberal Judaism (formerly Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues)




No ordained rabbi listed (iv)

Membership Data

National Reports and Surveys(v)

1990 - 15 members (comprising 12 households, 1 individual male and 2 individual female members)

1996 - 14 members (comprising 10 households, 2 individual male and 2 individual female members)

2010 & 2016 - listed as having under 50 members (by household)

Charitable Status:

No information found as to registered charity status

Registration District (BMD):

Peterborough (since formation of congregation) - link to Register Office website


Peterborough has no Jewish cemetery.

The congregation is one of only a few Liberal congregations that are members of the Jewish Joint Burial Society (JJBS). However, some deceased members of the congregation have been buried at the municipal Fletton Cemetery in Peterborough. See also Cemeteries of Liberal Judaism.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Reserved.

  • (ii) Neither Jewish Year Books nor the congregation's website provide an address for the congregation.

  • (iii) Congregation's website, accessed 28 July 2019.

  • (iv) However, the congregation has had a number of visiting rabbis, as well as student rabbis, including David-Yehuda Stern, from at least 2019 until at least January 2020 (per its website, last accessed 15 January 2020) and Shulamit Morris-Evans, November / December 2022 (per its website, accessed 27 November 2022) .

  • (v) Reports on synagogue membership in the United Kingdom, published by or on behalf of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and which can be viewed on the website of the Institute of Jewish Policy Research. Click HERE for links to the various reports.


Online Articles and Other Material
relating to the Congregation

On Third Party websites

Peterborough Jewish Community home page

List of Liberal Judaism Congregations

List of Member Synagogues of the Jewish Joint Burial Society

Jewish Congregations in Cambridgeshire

Jewish Communities of England home page

Page created: 14 November 2005
Page most recently amended: 27 November 202

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