Chabad of Cambridge

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire




JCR-UK is a genealogical and historical website covering all Jewish communities and
congregations throughout the British Isles and Gibraltar, both past and present.
NOTE: We are not the official website of this organisation,
which can be reached by clicking on the logo below.


Organisation Data(i)


Chabad of Cambridge
including the Cambridge University Chabad Jewish Society


Chabad House, 37a Carstle Street, Cambridge, CB3 OAH(ii)


Founded in 2003.

Current Status:



Ashkenazi Orthodox - Lubavitch


A branch of Chabad-Lubavitch UK



Rabbinic Couple

& Directors:

Rabbi Dr. Reuven Leigh and Rebbetzen Rochel Leigh from 2003 to present (October 2023).(iii)

Legal and Charitable Status:

Chabad Lubavitch of Cambridge is a private company limited by guarantee without share capital and with an exemption from using the word "Limited" (company number 09452396) incorporated on 21 February 2015. It is also a registered charity (charity number 1162783) registered on 22 July 2015 (standard registration).(iv)


Programmes of Chabad of Cambridge

  • Cambridge University Chabad Jewish Society.

  • The Cambridge Hebrew School., for children aged 3 to 12, provided by The Cambridge Lehrhaus

  • Ganeinu Childcare Service, a kindergarten and childcare service for children up to five years old.

  • The Cambridge Mikvah, entrance on S. Peter's Street, Cambridge CB3 0BD.


Notes & Sources
( returns to text above)

  • (i) Unless otherwise stated, the source of all information on this page is the website of Chabad of Cambridge (accessed October 2023).

  • (ii) This is both the current address, as per the Chabad website, and the given address when first listed in the Jewish Year Book (2006) .

  • (iii) To view a short profile of Rabbi Leigh, hold the cursor over his name.

  • (iv) Charities Commission and Companies House websites, accessed October 2023.

Cambridge Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in Cambridgeshire

Jewish Communities of England homepage

Page created: 11 October 2023
Page most recently amended: 12 October 2023

Research and formatting by David Shulman

Explanation of Terms   |   About JCR-UK  |   JCR-UK home page

Contact JCR-UK Webmaster:

JGSGB  JewishGen

Terms and Conditions, Licenses and Restrictions for the use of this website:

This website is owned by JewishGen and the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain. All material found herein is owned by or licensed to us. You may view, download, and print material from this site only for your own personal use. You may not post material from this site on another website without our consent. You may not transmit or distribute material from this website to others. You may not use this website or information found at this site for any commercial purpose.

Copyright © 2002 - 2024 JCR-UK. All Rights Reserved