Ohr Yisrael Synagogue

Borehamwood, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire




Page created: 19 May 2006
Latest revision or update: 30 June 2017

Congregation Data


Ohr Yisrael Synagogue


31-33 Theobald Road, Borehamwood, Herts WD6 4RN

Current Status:


Date Founded:



Orthodox - Ashkenazi


A constituent synagogue of the Federation of  Synagogues.


Rabbi Dovid Tugendhaft - from 1999 to 2005(i) (Rebbetzen Shoshana Tugendhaft)
Rabbi Raphy Gar
son - from July 2005 to present (June 2017)(ii) (Rebbetzen Deborah Garson)



Local Government District:

The Borough of Hertsmere, in the county of Hertfordshire, formed in 1974. For details and history, see Hertsmere Jewish Communities home page.

Registration Districts:

From 1 March 1996 - Watford
Since 1 April 2008 - Hertfordshire - website (which would now hold the registers)


For Federation of Synagogues' cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the Federation of Synagogues.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Federation of Synagogues website - webpage for Rabbi Dovid Tugenhaft, accessed 2 June 2017.

  • (ii) Federation of Synagogues website - webpage for Rabbi Raphy Garson, accessed 2 June 2017.

Hertsmere Jewish Communities home page

List of Federation of Synagogues congregations

Jewish Congregations in Hertfordshire

Jewish Communities in Greater London and its Outskirts

Jewish Communities of England home page



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