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Beth Hamedrash Kehal Yetev Lev

Clapton Common

Clapton, London E5

 

 

   
 


Page created: 16 June 2017
Latest revision or update: 16 June 2017

Congregation Data

Current Name:

Beth Hamedrash Kehal Yetev Lev - Clapton Common

(one of the Satmar - Kehal Yetev Lev Congregations)

Former Names:

Satmar Beth Hamedrash Yetev Lev (from about 2006 until about 2010)(i)

Beth Hamedrash Yetev Lev, D'Satmar (from about 1993 to about 2006)(ii)

Address:

26 Clapton Common, Upper Clapton, London E5 9BA (from early 1990's)

(Location: Clapton Common is a three-quarters of a mile section of the A107 running northwest from Upper Clapton Road to the road Stamford Hill (A10). Clapton Common forms part of the actual boundary between Stamford Hill and Upper Clapton, although the boundary has became blurred in recent years.)

Current Status:

Active

Date Formed:

About 1993(iii) - the Congregation began as a branch of the Beth Hamedrash Yetev Lev, D'Satmar - Cazenove Road

Ritual:

Ashkenazi Orthodox

Affiliation:

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

Rabbis:

Rabbi C Wosner - from at least 1993 until about 2010(iv)

Dayan S. Low, Dayan Ch. Inzlicht- from 1911 until about at least 2013(v)

Local Government District:

In common with most of the greater Stamford Hill area, Clapton Common is now in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

The North London district of Stamford Hill extending into Upper Clapton, parts of Stoke Newington and Tottenham as well as some other adjoining areas, together include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe, all of whom generally tend to identify as being part of the greater Stamford Hill community.

Registration District:

From 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Based upon listing under that name in Jewish Year Books from 2006 until 2010. The name Beth Hamedrash Kehal Yetev Lev first appears in the Jewish Year Book for 2011.

  • (ii) Based upon listing under that name in Jewish Year Books from about 1993 until 2005.

  • (iii) The address is first mentioned in Jewish Year Books from about 1993.

  • (iv) Named in Jewish Year Books from about 1993 until 2010 as the Rabbi of this congregation and the various other Satmar congregations in London.

  • (v) Named in Jewish Year Books from 2011 until at least 2013, as the Rabbis of this congregations. Later Jewish Year Books may also name them as the Rabbis.


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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