the former

Beth Israel (Trisker) Synagogue

Stamford Hill, London N16




Page created: 11 June 2007
Latest revision or update: 15 March 2015

Congregation Data


Beth Israel Synagogue, also known as the Trisker Synagogue
(Note: there was also a Beth Yisroel Synagogue in late 1940's and early 1950s)

Latest Address:

146 Osbaldeston Road, Stamford Hill, London N16

(Location: Osbaldeston Road runs southwest for some half mile from Clapton Common (A107) to Northwold Road, crossing over Cazenove Road. The North London districts of Stamford Hill, Upper Clapton, parts of Stoke Newington and some other adjoining areas include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe.)

Former Addresses:

111 Cazenove Road, Stamford Hill N16 (until about 1965)

(Location: Cazenove Road, runs east for half mile from the road Stamford Hill (A10), crossing over Osbaldeston Road, reaching the A107 where Upper Clapton Road becomes Clapton Common.)

51 Upper Clapton Road, London E5  (until early/mid 1940's)

(Location: Upper Clapton Road is a half mile section of the A107 running through Upper Clapton, north from Lower Clapton Road to Clapton Common.)

Date Founded:

 About 1935 (source)

Current Status:

 Closed late 1990's or early 2000's (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A synagogue associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC).

The congregation appears to have been closely associated with Beth Jacob Synagogue in the East East, at least in its early years, sharing the same rabbi as minister.

Local Government District:

All the above addresses are now in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously they were in the former somewhat smaller Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations

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