Shomrei Hadath Synagogue

West Hampstead, London NW6




Page created: 8 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 1 February 2015

Congregation Data


Shomrei Hadath Synagogue (translation: "Keepers of the Faith")
(Note there was a congregation known as Beth Hachnesseth Schomre Hadass in Stamford Hill)

Former Name:

Hampstead (Federation) Synagogue


64 Burrard Road, Finchley Road, London NW6 1DD
(The original synagogue on the site, a former Congregational Church, fronted 527a Finchley Road, NW3. This was converted into an apartment block in about 1997, and the congregation moved to a smaller purpose-built synagogue adjoining the old synagogue and opening onto Burrard Road.)

May have had a previous address, off Platts Lane, NW3

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


Affiliated to the Federation of Synagogues, becoming a constituent synagogue.

Local Government Districts:

The locality is in the London Borough of Camden, within the administrative area of Greater London, both of which entities were established on 1 April 1965.

Previously, it was in the former Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead (established in 1900) within the former County of London (established in 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 19 May 1848 - Hampstead
Since 1 October 1977 - Camden (which would now hold the registers, if any)

Articles relating to the Congregation

Biography and Tribute to Rabbi Modechai Fachler z"l,
Rabbi of the Congregation from 2000 to 2010

Other Congregation Information

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Camden

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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