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Anglo-Jewish Special Acts of Worship

From the eighteenth century, the special acts of worship ordered by the English and British governments and by the Church of England were also observed in the Jewish community. The earliest services were held in the chief synagogues in London, but as the community expanded, services and prayers were issued for use in synagogues elsewhere in Britain and later in the empire and commonwealth. The religious leaders of the communities also ordered prayers and services for specifically Jewish causes. A list of all the known occasions from 1740 to 1970 is given here.

Form of prayer on the death of King George VI (archives of the Chief Rabbi).

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