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Bobov Synagogue

Clapton Common, London E.5.

 

 

   
 

Page created: 9 September 2012
Latest revision or update: 13 March 2015

Congregation Data

Name:

Bobov Synagogue

Current Address:

73 Clapton Common, Upper Clapton, London E5 9AA (from 2009)
(See also Chasidey Bobov D'Ohel & Yeshiva Bnei Zion Beth Hemedrash)

(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.)

Current Status:

Active.

Date Formed:

About 2005 (source)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

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

Miscellaneous:

The Bobov Synagogue reputedly has the largest Hebrew library in London

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

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations


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