Magen Avot


London NW4





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The Hendon Hall Hotel. where the Congregation initially held services
(which took place in the building on the right).

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Congregation Data


Magen Avot


Nancy Reuben Primary School Hall, 48 Finchley Lane, London NW4 1DJ since 2016(ii)

This is a temporary addresses, pending the Congregation finding a permanent home.

Former Address:

Hendon Hall Hotel, Ashley Lane, London NW4 1HD(iii)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

The inaugural services were held on 12 June 2015(iii)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


On 10 July 2017, the Congregation was accepted as a member synagogue of the United Synagogue, having been supported the United Synagogue since inception.(vi)




The Congregation does not yet have a minister, but is supported by Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

Membership Data:

2016 - listed as having under 50 members (by household)(vii)

Charitable Status:

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

Local Government Districts:

Hendon, a residential suburb in Northwest London with a substantial Jewish minority, is in the London Borough of Barnet (formed 1965).

Bibliography -  Barnet

Registration District (BMD):

Barnet (since formation of Congregation) - Link to Register Office website


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

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Reserved.

  • (ii) United Synagogue report dated 15 July 2016.

  • (iii) United Synagogue report dated 1 June 2015.

  • (iv) and (v) Reserved.

  • (vi) Congregation's website, accessed 14 January 2019.

  • (vii) Report on "Synagogue Membership in the United Kingdom in 2016" published by the Institute of Jewish Policy Research (JPR). Link to report.

List of United Synagogue Congregations

Jewish Congregations in Hendon (London Borough of Barnet)

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Page created: 26 July 2016
Latest revision or update:14 January 2019

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