US History

 
US History

The United Synagogue - A Brief Timeline
1690 - Foundation of the Great Synagogue
1707 - Hambro' Synagogue established
1761 - New Synagogue established
1837 - New Synagogue moves to Great St. Helens
1845 - Nathan Marcus Adler becomes Chief Rabbi
1855 - Central Synagogue established
1863 - Bayswater Synagogue established
1870 - The five Ashkenazi Synagogues join to form the United Synagogue
1891 - Hermann Marcus Adler succeeds his father as Chief Rabbi
1913 - Joseph Herman Hertz becomes Chief Rabbi
1914 - US comprises 21 communities
1931-38 - Nineteen more communities join
1939 - US comprises 52 communities
1945-55 - Thirty more communities join
1948 - Israel Brodie becomes Chief Rabbi
1967 - Immanuel Jakobovits becomes Chief Rabbi
1991 - Jonathan Sacks becomes Chief Rabbi
1995 - 125th Anniversary Celebrations
2003 - Launch of Tribe for United Synagogue Youth
2005 – Simon Hochhauser elected President of the United Synagogue
2008 - US comprises over 60 communities
2010 - Launch of US Living and Learning
2011 - Stephen Pack elected President of the United Synagogue
2012 - Ephraim Mirvis Announced as next Chief Rabbi
2013 - Ephraim Mirvis is installed as new Chief Rabbi