Bobov Synagogue

Clapton Common, London E.5.




Page created: 9 September 2012
Latest revision or update: 12 January 2016

Congregation Data


Chasidey Bobov-45 Beth Hamedrash

Previous Name:

Chasidey Bobov Beth Hamedrash (until 2015), or

Bobov Synagogue (generally until 2010)

Current Address:

73 Clapton Common, Upper Clapton, London E5 9AA (from 2009)

(Location: Clapton Common is a three-quarters of a mile section of the A107 running northwest from Upper Clapton Road to the road Stamford Hill (A10). Clapton Common forms part of the actual boundary between Stamford Hill and Upper Clapton, although the boundary has became blurred in recent years. The North London district of Stamford Hill extending into Upper Clapton, as well as parts of Stoke Newington, Tottenham and some other adjoining areas, include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe, who generally tend to identify as being part of the greater Stamford Hill community.)

Former Address:

Previously at 26 Lampard Grove, Stamford Hill, London N16 (from 2005 until 2009)

(Location: Lampard Grove (formerly known as Grove Lane) runs about 1,100 feet east from the road Stamford Hill about 650 feet north of Stoke Newington railway station.)


The Bobov-45 is a Chasidic group that originated in Brooklyn, New York in 2005. It was the result of a break with the Bobov Chasidic group, which originating in Bobowa, Galicia (now Southern Poland) and follows the teachings of the First Bobover Rebbe, Grand Rabbi Shlomo Halberstam (1847-1905) and his descendants.

The congregation follows the leadership of the Babover-45 Rebbe, Grand Rabbi Mordechai Dovid Ungar of Borough Park, who was the son-in-law of the Fourth Bobover Rebbe, Grand Rabbi Naftali Halberstam.  (The congregation should not be confused with the Beth Hemedrash of Kehal Chasidei Bobov of Egerton Road N16, which follows the leadership of the half brother of the Fourth Bobover Rebbe.)

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox - Chassidish (Nusach Sefard)


A congregation is associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC).

Local Government District:

In common with most of the Stamford Hill/Upper Clapton area, Stamford Hill and Amhurst Park are in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

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List of UOHC Congregations

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