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Hadley Wood Jewish Community

Hadley Wood EN4

 

 

   
 


Page created: 28 May 2017
Latest revision or update: 29 May 2017

Congregation Data

Name:

Hadley Wood Jewish Community

Address:

Lancaster Avenue, Hadley Wood, EN4. The site was acquired in 2002 and the synagogue was ready for use in 2003, being refurbished and enlarged in 2009.

Current Status:

Active

When Founded:

The Congregation commenced life as an offshoot of Cockfosters and N Southgate Synagogue in the mid 1990s, when Jewish inhabitants of the Hadley Wood area joined together to hold services in members' homes. Later services were also held, particular on High Holy, in other facilities, including Hadley Wood Junior School, until the congregation acquired its own premises in 2002/3. The congregation continued to be a satellite congregation of the Cockfosters and N Southgate Synagogue until it become a independent congregation in 2012.

Ritual:

Orthodox - Ashkenazi

Affiliation:

A member synagogue of the United Synagogue from becoming an independent congregation on 10 December 2012.

Website:

http://www.thehwjc.com

Ministers:

Rabbi Yisrael Fine - Founding Rabbi (being the Minister of Cockfosters and N Southgate Synagogue)

Rabbi Hillel Simmons - Congregation's First (part time) Rabbi, until about 2007.
   
(Rebbetzen Yael Simmons)

Rabbi Zvi Wanderer - from 2007 until 2010
    (Rebbetzen Eve Wanderer)

Rabbi Yoni Birnbaun - from April 2010 to present (May 2017)
    (
Rebbetzen Elisheva Birnbaum)

Membership Data:

2017 -  120 families (Congregation's website)

Local Government Districts:

The North London suburb of Hadley Wood is the northwestern corner of the London Borough of Enfield (close to the borders with the London Borough of Barnet and the County of Hertfordshire), and is accordingly within the administrative area of Greater London. 

Registration District:

Since 1 April 1965 - London Borough of Enfield

Cemetery Information:

See IAJGS Cemeteries Project: Cemeteries of the United Synagogue

 

On-line Articles and Other Material
relating to this Congregation

on 3rd party website

 

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Enfield

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations

 

  

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