Our Services

The following are the Objects are taken from our governing document and while each Object incorporates considerable depth not shown here, the following text provides the reader with an overview of what we do:

(1) To establish and maintain an Ecclesiastical Court and ancillary religious services;
(2) To license, oversee and record Jewish marriages, separations or divorces between Jewish individuals sought under its aegis;
(3) To sanction, oversee and record Jewish rites' burials sought under its aegis;
(4) To encourage and support Jewish religious life for the public benefit including without limitation;
(5) To license, set the Kashrus standards for and provide appropriate supervision for kosher establishments, producers, manufacturers and caterers, etc., as required;
(6) To provide religious advice and information to both Jewish and non-Jewish individuals and organisations, as required;
(7) To monitor the kosher status of any Mitvaoth (Ritual Baths) operating under its aegis;
(8) To take appropriate action to promote, oversee and record any of the above activities;

Hebrew Synagogue is seen as an advisory body on matters pertaining to Jewish religious practice and is widely consulted by many agencies. Members of the public are welcome to contact our office with any queries.

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Registered in Scotland, No. SC652869

101 Rose Street South Lane, Edinburgh Scotland EH2 3JG

Tel: 0730 814 5905 Fax: 0131 202 0620

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