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 Email:

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 Email:

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 Email:

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