Garnethill Hebrew Congregation


129 Hill Street, Glasgow G3 6UB Tel: 0141 332 4151


Senior congregation in city.  Victorian “A” listed building. Group of visitors shown round by appointment.  Scottish Jewish Archives have completed a renovation and upgrading of their museum housed in the building.  We are a friendly congregation who welcome visitors on Shabbat and Yomtov.

Garnethill Synagogue was the first purpose built synagogue in Scotland and is the country’s premier Jewish house of worship.  Its inaugural services was held on 9 September 1879 and a massive refurbishment was completed in 1998.  Jews from all over the world come to the synagogue, not only to worship but to marvel at its interior.  To arrange a visit, please write to the synagogue enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.  Sabbath (Saturday) services begin at 10am.

Cantor: Eddie Binnie    Bal Torah: Stanley Kaye    Senior Warden: Errol Hornstein

Chair: Susan Siegel

Secretary: Jessie Little ([email protected])

Hon Treasurer: Gary Marks ([email protected])

Ex officio liaising with SJAC: Tony Silverdale

Hon Life President: Bernard Goodman

Calendar Events

The community is very active with over 30 organisations holding events. For more information please visit our events calendar.

Job Opportunities

Organisations within the community and others we work with need volunteers and interns and sometimes have job opportunities.

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We want to hear from you and are happy to try and help. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.