Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis on a visit to Luton United Synagogue

Synagogue:

Luton United Synagogue

Rabbi:

Rabbi Yossi Schwei

When was it founded?

It was founded in 1923.

How big is the congregation?

There are approximately 120 families.

What does is offer young families?

Children’s services are available on Shabbat morning.

Is there a cheder?

Tribe runs a Sunday morning session called ‘More than just Cheder’.

A cheder class at the Synagogue

A cheder class at the Synagogue

Tell us an interesting fact about your synagogue

In 2009, the community purchased a new synagogue in a pleasant residential area, which has good links for commuters by road and rail to central London. The synagogue was inaugurated by the Chief Rabbi in 2010. The community has an award-winning synagogue magazine, called Gesher.

Tell us about any upcoming events you have planned

A visit by the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, parties and a quiz evening.

What are the highlights of your Shabbat morning kiddish?

We often celebrate birthdays and wedding anniversaries and, on cold winter mornings – or even if it’s not so cold – we are treated to the Rebbetzin’s cholent.

Contact number: 020 8343 5851 Shul website www.luton hebrew.co.uk