When Berlin was a split city, the English
speaking Jews stationed in Berlin met at the Chapel at Huettenweg in
Zehlendorf, a street in a neighbourhood in the south-west of Berlin. Many
German speaking Jews, who favoured this kind of liberal service, joined them.
After reunification American and British Army returned home. The services were
Bilder vom Gottesdienst, bei dem die Thorarollen
Since 1998 a group of people, remembering
and missing those services, met, initially at irregular intervals, for
Friday night services. The synagogue club Sukkat Shalom was founded. In
November 2002 (Cheshwan 5763) two Torah scrolls were donated to the
Synagogue. Since then, also Shabbat morning service became possible,
currently still conducted irregularly. Kabbalat shabbat services take place
Friday 8.30 p.m.
Photos: Margrit Schmidt
Synagogues in Berlin
Jewish Life in Berlin (entrance)