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Places of Worship

Although founded as an Anglican settlement, with the cathedral at its heart, the arrival of new migrants with differing faiths led to the establishment of various religious institutions throughout...

Beth El Synagogue

Beth El synagogue was built to replace the original wooden synagogue on Gloucester Street. The foundation stone was laid on 8 February 1881, and the synagogue was officially consecrated on 15 November...

Gloucester Street Synagogue

Exterior view of the Gloucester Street Synagogue with cars parked along the street in the foreground.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Star photographs

Gloucester Street Synagogue demolition

Exterior of the synagogue in Gloucester Street during demolition work following the removal of the Star of David stained glass window to be installed in the new synagogue in Durham Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Removal of the Star of David window

Exterior of the synagogue in Gloucester Street during the first stages of removing of the Star of David stained glass window. Derek Borerse of DeBro Construction is on the top of the building...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Gloucester Street Synagogue Star of David window

Exterior of the synagogue in Gloucester Street during the removal of the Star of David stained glass window. The window is being moved by crane to be taken to storage ahead of being installed in the...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Centenary celebrations at Gloucester Street synagogue

Clergy from the Canterbury Hebrew Congregation outside the Gloucester Street Synagogue at a 100th anniversary service. From left, Rabbi A. Astor, Rev H. Kustanowicz, Rev J. Weiman, Mr B. C. Boulton...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

The Star of David stained-glass window

Derek Broerse of DeBro Construction working on the restoration of the Star of David stained glass in the new synagogue at 406 Durham Street North. The window was removed from its former home in the...

Date 1988-03-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Star photographs

Durham Street Synagogue

Exterior of the Durham Street Synagogue with a car passing along in the foreground.

Date 1988-05-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Star photographs

The interior of the synagogue (בית כנסת)

The interior of Beth-El Synagogue showing the bimah (בימה), the platform from which the Torah (תורה) is read, in the foreground, and the Ark, which houses the Sefer Torah (ספר תורה), a handwritten...

Date 2021-05-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Hebrew Congregation collection

Mezuzah (מזוזה)

A mezuzah (מזוזה), a case which houses the shema (שמע), a prayer, written on a parchment scroll. The mezuzah is fixed to the right side of the doorpost of the main entrance to the synagogue. This is...

Date 2021-06-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Hebrew Congregation collection

The Ark

The Ark inside the synagogue (בית כנסת) which houses the Sefer Torah (ספר תורה).

Date 2021-05-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Hebrew Congregation collection