Jewish East End Celebration Society
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Princelet Street synagogue
Princelet Street synagogue 19 Princelet Street , home and business of the Lipman Family. The shop front held Mr. Lipman's shoe repair business, the back of the building the family living rooms. The synagogue was built over what would have been the back garden.
Princelet Street
Princelet Street Interior of Princelet Street synagogue: view from the upstairs ladies' gallery
Princelet Street
Princelet Street Inside Princelet Street synagogue
Princelet Street
Princelet Street The former Princelet Street synagogue photographed in 2006
Nelson Street synagogue
Nelson Street synagogue The East London Central Synagogue at Nelson Street is a Sphardish (not Sephardic) synagogue.
Nelson Street synagogue
Nelson Street synagogue Inside the East London Central Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue This festival prayer book (machzor) – this is the inside cover – in Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue was printed in Warsaw in 1888.
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue Fieldgate Street's foundation stone from 1899
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue Inside Fieldgate Street
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue One of the longest surviving of the East End synagogues, Fieldgate Street closed in 2013.
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue Inside Fieldgate Street
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue Inside Fieldgate Street.
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue The interior of this historic building, which closed as a synagogue in 2013.
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue: parading the Torah Scrolls (early 1950s)
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue
Fieldgate Street Great Synagogue Fieldgate Street wedding from the 1950s
Beaumont Grove
Beaumont Grove The St George's Settlement synagogue at the Bernhard Baron Settlement

Latest news

  • The Whitechapel of Isaac Rosenberg

    We have a fascinating guided walk on Sunday November 21 commemorating the great East End war poet and artist Isaac Rosenberg. The date is the closest Sunday to the anniversary of his birth in 1890. Read More
  • Banners commemorate Petticoat Lane’s past, present and future

    The revitalisation of Petticoat Lane, London’s oldest Sunday street market still in operation, continues apace with the unveiling next week of the community banners, commemorating many aspects of market life, along Wentworth Street and into Middlesex Street. Read More
  • Petticoat Lane captured on camera

    Petticoat Lane, on the edge of the East End, is London’s oldest existing Sunday street market. Over many decades, it played an important part in the life of Jewish London. Read More
  • Can you help?

    Can you help Claire Burstein? She writes: “I am currently helping my Jewish father find his non Jewish Cypriot father who was called Nick and had a grocery shop on the corner of Chance Street [Chance Street is a lively Shoreditch street off Bethnal Green Road]. Read More
  • Jewish women of the East End

    The celebrated author Rachel Lichtenstein  (Rodinsky's Room [with Iain Sinclair], Rodinsky's Whitechapel and On Brick Lane} is working on a new project celebrating the lives of Jewish women of the East End and hopes JEECS people can help. Read More
  • Whitechapel’s short-lived operatic dream

    The Temple of Art aimed to bring high culture to the East End. But it was an adventure that would end in tears, as cultural historian David Mazower reveals in a book of essays in memory of Bill Fishman, JEECS’s late honorary president.  Read More
  • Next steps for Isaac Rosenberg memorial project

    Where would be the appropriate site for the planned memorial bust to Isaac Rosenberg, the great World War One poet and artist? Read More
  • Local historian seeks your ideas

    We've had a request for help from local historian Siri Christiansen, whose letter to JEECS chairman Clive Bettington is below.  She would love to hear from people with ideas that she might follow up on. Send any messages to me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will forward them. Read More
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