Lincolnshire Jewish Community

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Ritual: Liberal

Status: Active

Our community is based in Jews Court on Steep Hill in Lincoln city.

A book shop is downstairs and the synagogue is located on the first floor and has been for the past 23 years.
Jews Court is a Grade I listed 14th century building located on Steep Hill in Lincoln.
Traditionally thought to be on the site of a Medieval Synagogue, the oldest in the British Isles.
A Norman building immediately above Jew’s House, dated between 1150 and 1180 and is probably the only standing medieval synagogue in England.
It is thought to have been used as a synagogue until the expulsion of the entire Jewish community from England in 1290.

The Lincoln(shire) Jewish Community was founded in 1992 and is now the only Synagogue in Lincoln, holding regular Shabbat and Erev Shabbat services supported by our wonderful Cantor/Rabbi.

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The first young person's Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Jews' Court for over 700 years - a full Shul heard Jodie's beautiful reading from the Torah and her moving speech - service conducted by Rabbi Aaron with great warmth and intelligence. Unforgettable. ... See MoreSee Less

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We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for a truly historic
service, lead by Rabbi Aaron.
I hope you have a peaceful and enjoyable weekend , Shabbat Shalom
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Thank you for yesterday's very successful Seder. Gillian and her team produced a wonderful meal; Brian, Elizabeth, and Eric conducted the service, songs and discussion with great humour and style. All who attended made it a memorable Seder. Our thanks also to our other Gillian and all at the Board for addressing very important political issues in these worrying times. ... See MoreSee Less

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