Jewish Heritage Europe

Communal Contacts

The Board of Deputies of British Jews

The British Jewish community’s main representative body.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7543 5400 
Fax: +44 (0)20 7543 0010

United Synagogue

Main orthodox synagogal/community umbrella, with links to many Jewish congregations, cemeteries, etc. It represents 62 orthodox Jewish communities, mainly in London, and manages and maintains 15 cemeteries across England, with four in London still open for burials. There is a searchable database of cemeteries.

Scottish Council of Jewish Communities

222 Fenwick Road
Glasgow, G46 6UE
Tel: +44 (0) 141 638 6411
Fax: +44 (0) 141 577 8202

Information and resources on the five organized Jewish communities in Scotland (Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Dundee, Argyll & the Highlands. There are issues of the Scottish Jewish magazine, Four Corners, and a link to a downloadable PDF Guide to Jewish Facilities in Scotland.

Jewish Small Communities Network

Aims to link dozens of small Jewish communities around the UK. Provides addresses and contacts to dozens of communities.

Liverpool Jewish Community

Merseyside Jewish Representative Council
Shifrin House
433 Smithdown Road
Liverpool L15 3JL
Tel: +44 (0) 151 733 2292
Fax: +44 (0) 151 734 0212

The web site has links to local congregations (various religious streams) and Jewish institutions.

Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester and Region

Jewish Community Centre
Jubilee School
Bury Old Road
Salford M7 4QY
Tel/Fax: +44 (0)161 720 8721

General representative body for the UK’s second largest Jewish community. The web site has a community directory with links to synagogues, congregations, cemeteries, institutions, schools, etc