Jewish Kent - Margate Hebrew Congregation

Margate Synagogue in Cliftonville - for details of services please contact the synagogue (see below)

Although like many small communities the Margate community is not what it was 40 years ago, when there were many youngsters and a thriving Cheder as well as 7 Jewish hotels and numerous guesthouses in the popular seaside town , the synagogue has sadly closed. The community remains in operation , and plans are to relocate to smaller premises that reflect the needs of the community.

Although Margate Hebrew Congregation is totally independent, it has always been the practice of the synagogue to accepts as members only those who are prepared to acknowledge the authority of the Chief Rabbi of the United Synagogue.

Following the death of long time minister Rev. Landau, the community like so many others does not have its own minister but its services are conducted by lay members.

For futher information please contact:

Chairman Geoffrey Gradus on 01843 221049 or E-Mail
Trustee Jeremy Jacobs  on 07778 035735 or E-Mail

Within 200 yards of the synagogue is Montefiore Court, a purpose-built development of self-contained one bedroom bungalows and flats for rent, with a resident manager, operated by the Jewish Community Housing Association primarily for Jewish people aged over 55 years. Applicants should apply to Debbi Jackson on 020 8381 4901.

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