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the former

Montague Road Beth Hamedrash

Dalston, London E.8.

 

 

   
 


Page created: 6 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 15 August 2017

Former Montague Road Beth Hamedrash
The former Montague Road Beth Hamedrash, now boutique apartments.
© David Newman 2017

Congregation Data

Name:

Montague Road Beth Hamedrash

Address:

62 Montague Road, Dalston, London E8

Date Formed:

1902

Current Status:

Closed, after 1966 (merged into West Hackney Synagogue). The former synagogue building is now a block of boutique flats. The frontage still retains Hebrew inscriptions (see below).

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

An affiliated synagogue to the Federation of Synagogues.

Selected Ministers:

Rabbi Jacob Rabinowitz - from 1917 to 1932(i)

Rabbi Eliyahu Dessler - from about 1935(ii)

Membership Data:

1915 - 200 seatholders(iii)

Local Government Districts:

The Northeast London district of Dalston is in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously Dalston was in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration District (BDM):

Hackney (since founding of congregation) - Register Office website

Cemetery
Information:

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

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Rabbi Jacob Rabinowitz, who was the father of Rabbi Louis Rabinowitz, was minister following his move from Edinburgh.

  • (ii) Rabbi Dessler is first listed in the Jewish Year Book 1936. He later went on to found the Gateshead Kolel.

  • (iii) Jewish Year Book 1916.

 

Montague Road Beit Hamedrash inscription
The lettering that still appears clearly on the facade to the building,
which reads in Hebrew "Montague Road Beth Hamedrash"
© David Newman 2017

Bibliography, On-line Articles and Other Material
relating to this Congregation

on JCR-UK

  • Photographs:

  • Selected Bibliography:

 

List of Congregations in the Federation of Synagogues

Street Directory of Synagogues in Stamford Hill, Clapton and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Jewish Congregations in Greater London (other than East End)

Greater London home page

 
 

 
 

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