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Adath Yisroel Synagogue

Stamford Hill, London N.16.

 

 

   
 

Page created: 27 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 15 May 2015

Congregation Data

Names:

Adath Yisroel Synagogue (or Adass Yisroel Synagogue)

Successor to:

North London Beth Hamedrash (until 1909)

Current Address:

40 Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Stoke Newington, London N16 0HH (from 1957)

(Location: Queen Elizabeth's Walk runs south 0.4 miles from Lordship Road to just north of Stoke Newington Church Street, approximately half a miles west of the road Stamford Hill. It is considered part of the "Greater Stamford Hill" area of North London which comprises Stamford Hill proper, Upper Clapton and certain adjoining areas, including parts of Stoke Newington, which contain the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe.)

Previous Addresses:

124/126 Green Lanes (by corner with Burma Road), Stoke Newington, London N16 (1905 to 1957), consecrated 1911. (The building has since been redeveloped.) This was subsequently the address of Yeshiva Haromoh Beth Hamedrash until 1970's.

(Location: Green Lanes lies to the west of Queen Elizabeth's Walk, running some 1.4 miles south from Seven Sisters Road to the northern end of Newington Green Road.)

Ferntower Road, London N5 (about 1889 to 1905)

(Location: Ferntower Road, running west some 900 feet from Newington Green Road, just to the south of Green Lanes, is in the district of Highbury)

127 Newington Green Road, Canonbury, London N1 (1886 to about 1889)

(Location: Newington Green Road, runs south some 0.4 miles from the southern end of Green Lanes to Balls Pond Road and is within the district of Canonbury.)

Incorporated Congregation:

Chevra Mekor Chayim (about 1889) of 92 Newington Green Road, N1

Current Status:

Active

Date Formed:

August 1886

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

The parent synagogue of the the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (the UOHC)

Local Government Districts:

Queen Elizabeth's Walk and most of Green Lanes are in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, such roads were in the Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Ferntower Road, Newington Green Road and a short section of Green Lanes are in the London Borough of Islington, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, such roads were in the Metropolitan Borough of Islington (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 July 1837 - Hackney
From 1 October 1930 - Stoke Newington
Since 1 July 1979 - Hackney

Since 1 July 1837 - Islington

 




Copy of the Order of Civic Service for the Consecration of a War Memorial
for Jewish Servicemen of Stoke Newington who fell in World War II.
The War Memorial plaque is situated within the Adath Yisroel Synagogue.
(The copy of the Order of Service was kindly provided to JCR-UK by Adrienne Krushner, whose
uncle, Lieutenant George S. King, fell in Normandy and is among those listed on the Memorial.)
 

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Islington

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations


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