Beis Hamedrash Kehal Yetev Lev

Craven Walk

Stamford Hill, London N16




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

Congregation Data

Current Name:

Beis Hamedrash Kehal Yetev Lev - Craven Walk

(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 (until about 2006)(ii)


42 Craven Walk, Stamford Hill, London N16 6BU (which was previously the address of Beth Hemedrash D' Chasidey Sanz-Klausenburg)
(Location: Craven Walk runs northeast for about 1,000 feet from Clapham Common approximately 0.3 mile east of the junction with the road Stamford Hill.)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

About 2003(iii) - the Congregation began as a branch of the Beth Hamedrash Yetev Lev, D'Satmar - Cazenove Road


Ashkenazi Orthodox


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


Rabbi C Wosner - from formation until about 2010(iv)

Rabbi M. Pollack, Rabbi E.M. Stolzberg, Rabbi H. Schneck - 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 2003 until 2005.

  • (iii) The address is first mentioned in Jewish Year Books from 2003.

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

  • (v) Named in Jewish Year Books from 2011 until at least 2013, as the Rabbis of the various Satmar Kehal Yetiv Lev 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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