Edgware Torah Centre

Edgware, Middx.





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 Congregation Data


Edgware Torah Centre


207 Hale Lane, Edgware, HA8 9QH (Synagogue building inaugurated in 7 July 2013(i))

Note: Subsequent Internet searches gave the Centre's address as 213 Hale Lane, but that these premises appear to have now closed/

Date Formed:

About 2004 (although the organisation had been in Ilford, Northeast London for some 9 years previously)(ii)

Current Status:

There have been no recent reports about the congregation and it is believed that it may have become defunct.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


None Known

Rabbi: (To view a short profile - hold the cursor over his name.)

Rabbi Refoel Godlewsky - from at least 2006(iii)

Membership Data:

National Reports & Surveys(iv)

2010 & 2016 - listed as having 50 to 99 members (by household)

Local Government District:

Edgware, a residential suburb in Northwest London, has a substantial Jewish minority. Most of Edgware (including the locality in which the synagogue is situated) is in the London Borough of Barnet (formed in 1965).

Registration District (BMD):

Barnet - Link to Register Office website

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) YouTube video of Inauguration Dinner (see below).

  • (ii) In the video of Inauguration Dinner (see below), which took place in 2013, reference is to the Centre having been in Edgware for 9 years and having previously been in Ilford the previous 9 years. The Centre was also one of the initial supporters in the Edgware Eruv in 2006 - Eruz website.

  • (iii) Rabbi Godlewsky was one of the signatories of the letter of support for the Edgware Eruv in 2006 - Eruz website.

  • (iv) Reports on synagogue membership in the United Kingdom, published by or on behalf of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and which can be viewed on the website of the Institute of Jewish Policy Research. Click HERE for links to the various reports.


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


on Third Party Websites

List of Independent Askenazi Congregations in London

Jewish Congregations in Edgware (London Borough of Barnet)

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

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