Northwood Synagogue

Northwood, Middx.




Page created: 29 October 2006
Latest revision or update: 27 February 2015

2011Northwood Synagogue, Murray Road, Northwood

Congregation Data


Northwood Synagogue


21-23 Murray Road, Northwood, Middx. HA6 2YP (building completed and consecrated 1995)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

The Congregation's traces its origins as a Northwood overflow service (for the High Holy Days 1987) of Pinner Synagogue and later Sabbath morning services were held locally in private homes, initially just once a month. In 1990, the community commenced holding local Friday nights services in private homes and the United Synagogue bought three houses in Murray Road, Northwood, which became the regular venue for services. Also in 1990, a steering committee was formed and it was agreed that Northwood become a congregation independent of Pinner.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A constituent synagogue of the United Synagogue since 1993.




Rabbi Barry Marcus - from 1991 to 1994 (the first minister of the Congregation)

Rabbi Naftali Brawer - from 1996 to mid- 2008

Rabbi Alan Plancey - from mid-2008 to April 2009 (interim appointment)

Rabbi Dr. Moishe Freedman  - from April 2009 to February 2015

Membership Data:

2006  -   280 families (source)

Local Government District:

Northwood, in northwest London, is in the London Borough of Hillingdon, an outer London borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Registration District:

Since 1 April 1965 - Hillingdon


Other Congregation Information


Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hillingdon

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of United Synagogue Congregations

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