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History of the Jews in Jersey


History of the Jews in Jersey

The history of the Jews in Jersey dates back to at least the 1790s.[1] There are about 85 Jews living in Jersey, although this number is declining.[2] The current Jersey Jewish Congregation, founded in 1961 with its synagogue opened in 1972, is located in Saint Brélade.[3] The Jersey Old Hebrew Congregation was founded in 1843 and closed around 1870.[4]

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  1. ^ Shulman, David. "JCR-UK: The Channel Islands Jewish Community". JCR-UK. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "'"Jersey's Jewish community is 'in decline. BBC News Jersey (BBC). 15 August 2010. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "JCR-UK: Jersey Jewish Congregation (Synagogue, active) Channel Islands". 
  4. ^ "JCR-UK: Jersey Old Hebrew Congregation (Synagogue closed) Channel Islands". 
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