Christchurch Jewish Synagogue
Address: 406 Durham Street
Postal Address: P.O. Box 6282
Upper Riccarton
Christchurch 8442
Telephone: 021 0287 1650

Welcome to the Canterbury Hebrew Congregation, serving the Jewish community in Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region. Our synagogue, Beth-El, is situated in central Christchurch. We offer regular Shabbat services as well as cheder classes, Bar and Bat Mitzvah training, holiday services and a variety of social activities. We are also home to the South Island chapter of Habonim Dror and the Christchurch Council of Jewish Women.

Orthodox Services continue to be held every Saturday and Reform Services every 1st Friday of each month in our Shul. We have full services for the High Holy Days, For more information please email

Bereavement services
The Canterbury Hebrew Congregation and the Chevrah Kedusha work with John Rhind Funeral Directors. They are situated 13-19 London Street, Christchurch. 03 379 9920

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