the former

Ohavei Emeth Synagogue

London E1




Page created: 16 July 2007
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data

Official Name:

Ohavei Emeth Synagogue


44B Philpot Street, London E1

Philpot Street, in London's East End, runs some 600 feet north from Commercial Road to Ashfield Street (formerly Rutland Street), lying about 200 feet to the east of New Road. It originally extended a little further north, to Newark Street.

The synagogue was on the eastern side of Philpot Street, between Varden Street and Rutland Street (now Ashfield Street). Also at 44 Philpot Street was the Philpot Street Great Synagogue. 

Date Founded:

By 1935 (source)

Current Status:

Closed, about 1948 (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


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

Local Government Districts:

Philpot Street is now in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Philpot Street was in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
Since1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which now holds any registers)

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Jewish Congregations of the London East End

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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