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Reading Hebrew Congregation

Reading Hebrew Congregation is an independent orthodox synagogue operating under the auspices of the Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom. 

We are a warm friendly Jewish community and the only one in the area to offer regular weekly modern orthodox services and many other activities for all ages including young children both inside our wonderful Synagogue and adjoining community hall. See our website as well for more details.

Who to contact

0118 957 3954 - answerphone only

Where to go

Reading Synagogue
Goldsmid Road

Our hall can be used for regular bookings during the week - however not Friday evenings or Saturdays or where these coincide with religious events.  There are only catering facilities for fully supervised kosher events, otherwise food can not be brought on to the premises.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Sabbath and Festivals

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Please email or leave a message on our ansaphone with your contact details and we will get back to you.


Other notes

Registered Charity Number: 220098

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.