Beis Hamedrash Nishmas Yisroel

Hendon, London NW4




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Congregation Data


Beis Hamedrash Nishmas Yisroel


Brent Green, Hendon, London NW4 2HA. (from 2014)(i)

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


A constituent congregation of the Federation of Synagogues



Rabbinical Team:

Rabbi Dovid Tugendhaft (& Rebbetzen Shoshana Tugendhaft) - from 2009 to present (April 2021)(ii)

Membership Data:

2016 - listed as having 100 - 199 members (by household)(v)

Charitable Status:

The congregation is a registered company, Beis Hamedrash Nishmas Yisroel Limited (company no. 07079321), a private company limited by guarantee without share capital, incorporated on 17 November 2009.(vi)

It is also a registered charity (no. 1136805).(vii)

The governing documents are the company's Memorandum & Articles of Association.

Local Government District:

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

Registration District (BMD):

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


For Federation of Synagogues cemeteries (including search of burial records), see under Cemeteries of the Federation of Synagogues.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Congregation's website, initially accessed 2 June 2017.

  • (ii) Profile on Congregation's website, last accessed 2 April 2021. To view a short profile of Rabbi Tugendhaft - hold the cursor over his name

  • (iii) and (iv) Reserved.

  • (v) Report on "Synagogue Membership in the United Kingdom in 2016" published by the Institute of Jewish Policy Research (JPR). The congregation does not appear to be listed in the previous (2010) report. Link to report.

  • (vi) Companies House website (in beta trial stage), accessed 30 August 2018.

  • (vii) Charity Commissioners website (in beta trial stage), accessed 30 August 2018.


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Page created: 2 June 2017
Latest revision or update: 12 June 2020

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