La Synagogue Francaise de Londres

London N16






Congregation Data(i)


La Synagogue Française de Londres ("The French Synagogue of London")


101 Dunsmure Road, Stamford Hill, London N16 5HT(ii)

Current Status:

Active (as of 2016(iii))

Date Formed:

By 1991(iv)

Denomination or Ritual:

Askanazi - Central Orthodox(v)


None known

Le Grand Rabbin:

Rabbi Henri Brand - from at least 1991 until at least 2014(vii)


B. Frankel - from at least 1991 until about 1994(viii)

Membership Data:

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

Local Government District:

Most of Stamford Hill (including Dunsmure Road) is in the London Borough of Hackney, an inner London borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Bibliography -  Hackney

Registration District:

Hackney (since formation of congregation) - Link to Register Office website

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Unless otherwise stated, all the congregational data is based upon the listing of this congregation, as an independent synagogue, in Jewish Year Books from 1992 through 2015 (the final edition of such publication). The congregation was not listed in any earlier edition.

  • (ii) This was the only address given for the congregation in Jewish Year Books, from the first listing in 1992 until the final publication in 2015.

  • (iii) Listed in 2016 report of Synagogue Membership (see note (x) below).

  • (iv) Based upon the first listing of the congregation in the Jewish Year Book 1992.

  • (v) Per 2016 report of Synagogue Membership (see note (x) below).

  • (vi) Reserved.

  • (vii) As listed in Jewish Year Books from 1992 through 2015 (the final edition).

  • (viii) Based on listing in Jewish Year Books from 1992 through 1994.

  • (ix) Reserved.

  • (x) Report on "Synagogue Membership in the United Kingdom in 2016" published by JPR. The congregation does not appear to be listed in the previous (2010) report. Link to reports.

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