Fiern Hospital Synagogue

London N.11.




Created: 3 September 2006
Latest revision or update: 14 December 2011

Congregation Data

Official Name: Friern Hospital Synagogue
Address: Friern Hospital,  New Southgate, London N11
Local Authority: London Borough of Barnet (close to boundary with London Borough of Enfield)
(Congregations in the London Borough of Barnet) (Congregations in the London Borough of Enfield)
Date Formed: 19 September 1957 (consecrated by Chief Rabbi Israel Brody)
Current Status: Closed 1991
Ritual: Ashkenazi Orthodox
Affiliation: None
Membership Data: Friern Hospital was a psychiatric hospital (it closed in 1993).
The synagogue was for the patients. In 1959, there were reportedly 545 Jewish patients of whom approximately 75 attended the synagogue on a regular basis.

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