Jewish Community of Berkshire

Reading, Berkshire




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Congregation Data


Jewish Community of Berkshire


West Central Reading, Berkshire

Current Status:


Rabbinic Couple:

Rabbi Zvi Solomons(i) and Rebbetzen Dr. Shira Batya Lewin Solomons from 2015 to present (May 2022)(ii)


In 2015 Rabbi Zvi Solomons, the then minister of Reading Hebrew Congregation, was made redundant by that congregation. Shortly following, he and Rebbetzin Shira Solomons, with the encouragement of a number of members of the Reading Jewish community, established this congregation.(iii)

Hebrew Classes:

The congregation operates a Chedar (Hebrew Classes), the only Jewish religion school in Reading.(iv)


Ashkenazi Orthodox

Web Site:


Cemetery Details

There is no Jewish cemetery in Reading.


Notes & Sources
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  • (i) To view a short profile of Rabbi Solomons, hold the cursor over his name.

  • (ii) Congregation's website.

  • (iii) Congregation's website and Jewish Chronicle reports.

  • (iv) Congregation's website.

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