Garnethill Synagogue


Garnethill Synagogue built 1879 as was Glasgow’s first purpose-built synagogue.

129 Hill Street (previously known as 29 Garnet Street),
G3 6UB

Still active, though with a much diminished congregation, since most of the community moved to the Glasgow suburbs of Giffnock and Newton Mearns some years ago. However it is now also home to the Scottish Jewish Archives.

Shabbat services commence at 10am.

Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox

Garnethill Synagogue
Glasgow Jewish Rep Council

Home to the…
Scottish Jewish Archives Centre 

Newton Mearns HC 

Fiona Brodie was delighted to welcome Kirsten Oswald, MP for East Renfrewshire, to the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre and Garnethill Synagogue last week.

Kirsten tweeted about her visit here
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Deborah Haase and Fiona Brodie were honoured to welcome Councillor Frank McAveety (Leader of Glasgow City Council),
Baillie Liz Cameron and Graeme Hay (Leaders Office at Glasgow City Council) for a visit to the Archives and Garnethill Synagogue to let them see the wonderful facilities we have to offer and tell them about our plans for the future. It was a most enjoyable occasion and the visitors were enthusiastic in their praise for the Archives, the Synagogue and the contribution that the Jewish community has made to the City of Glasgow.
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