Welcome to the oldest Ashkenazi Synagogue in the English speaking world still in regular use.

We welcome all Jewish people wanting to worship, regardless of orthodoxy. Please attend the services, especially males, to make a minyan.
For Service Times see Service Times Tab

Shavuot, when we were given G-d's Torah and 10 commandments, is a special time when we welcome children to the service on Sunday morning from 10am on June 12th. Please bring them.

The Plymouth Centre for Faiths and Cultural Diversity urgently need Trustees with various skills to offer. In particular, accounting and/or IT skills. Meetings take place 3 or 4 times a year for approximately an hour and a half. For further information contact Anna Kelly on 01822614203 or 07818094894 between 10am and 8pm

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For who to contact for different purposes: see Contact Us; for Adult Visits, Group Visits and Children's Visits use tab Organised Synagogue Visits; for information about our beautiful synagogue see Our Beautiful Building and also History. Unfortunately we are not able to hold Cheder classes or Hebrew classes as there isn't anyone available to take them. Honorary Secretary Anna Kelly can be contacted on 01822614203 or 07818094894, between 10am and 8pm or email communications on imannahi@hotmail.com.

 

Our Building

Around 1745 regular services were held in people's homes in Plymouth, then in rented rooms. We were granted our lease in 1762 when our Synagogue was established.
 

Our Services

Plymouth Hebrew Congregation regularly holds services for Shabbat: every Friday evening at 6 pm and every Saturday morning at 10am. For other services see events calendar.
 

Synagogue Visits

We would welcome you or your School to see our Synagogue, However for Adults it's a different number to Schools. If you would like to book a visit to our Synagogue. See below.
 

Visiting Officiants

We will publish the information about visiting Ministers when they are coming. If possible we try to combine their visit with an event ie a Shabbaton.
 

Cheder

A Cheder class is held when a festival is due if there is a demand for it. We are organising Hebrew classes, if there is the demand for them. Contact Anna for more details on 077094894 between 11am and 8pm
 

Genealogy

Additional information about access to the cemetery.
 

Contacts

A full list of Synagogue contacts and other useful information can be found here....