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Cranbrook United Synagogue

Ilford, Essex

 

 

 

 


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Congregation Data

Name:

Cranbrook United Synagogue(ii)

Address:

22 Beehive Lane, Ilford, Essex IG1 3RT(iii)
This had previously been the address of the former Ilford Synagogue, and underwent refurbishingin 2018/19.

Current Status:

Active

Date Formed:

Formed on 21 May 2019 on the merger of Ilford Synagogue and Redbridge United Synagogue(iv)

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

A constituent synagogue of the United Synagogue from formation.

Website:

https://www.cranbrooksynagogue.org.uk/

Ministers & Rabbinical Team:
(To view a short profile of a minister known to have served other UK congregations - name in blue - hold the cursor over his name.)

Rabbi Steven Dansky - Senior Rabbi from 2019 merger until present (April 2020)(viii)

Rev. Gary Newman - Community Welfare Minister from 2019 merger (but having previous held the same position at Redbridge United Synagogue) until present (April 2020)(ix)

Charitable Status:

As a constituent of the United Synagogue, the congregation operates within that organisation's registered charity status (registered charity no. 242552).

Local Government District:

The suburb of Ilford in Northeast London is within the London Borough of Redbridge, an outer London borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Bibliography -  Redbridge

Registration District (BMD):

Redbridge - Link to Register Office website

Cemetery
Information:

For United Synagogue cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Reserved.

  • (ii) Cranbrook is a district of South Ilford, taking its name from Cran Brook, a tributary of the River Roding.

  • (iii) Congregations website, accessed 7 April 2020.

  • (iv) Congregations website, accessed 7 April 2020. The possible merger had been announced in October 2018 (Ilford Recorder report 19 October 2018), was approved by members of both synagogues on 13 November 2018 (former Ilford Synagogue website, last accessed 7 April 2020) and was approved by the United Synagogue on 17 December 2018 (Ilford Recorder report 17 December 2018).

  • (v) to (vii) Reserved.

  • (viii) Congregations website, last accessed 7 April 2020. Rabbi Dansky studied at the Ateres Yisrael Yeshiva in Jerusalem, gained both a BA (Hons) in Psychology and a MA in Organisational Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and received rabbinic semicha following study at the Kollel of the Judith Lady Montefiore College.

  • (ix) Congregations website, last accessed 7 April 2020.


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