Nothing can compare to seeing Middle Street Synagogue for yourself. The sense of awe you feel when you step inside the sanctuary is breathtaking, some comparing it to the feeling experienced when visiting The Great Synagogue in Budapest.
Nothing prepares the visitor for the sumptuousness of Middle Street’s interior.Dr. Sharman Kadish
The Middle Street Synagogue in Brighton, constructed in 1874, is on of the UK’s oldest synagogues and is listed by English Heritage as the town’s second most important historical site, after the famous pavilion.European Jewish Press, December 2007
Stained Glass and Decorations
The Sassoon family, a wealthy Jewish dynasty with links to Brighton and Hove, funded various expansions and improvements one Middle Street Synagogue had opened, especially in respect of the internal fittings, which are very elaborate for a synagogue.