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The Willesden Minyan

Willesden Green, London NW2 & NW!0

 

 

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Congregation Data

Name:

The Willesden Minyan

Address:

Willesden Green and "the surrounding North West Jubilee line area"(i)

Current Status:

Active

Date Founded:

2015(ii)

Ritual:

progressive, gender egalitarian.(iii)

Affiliation:

The minyan does not appear to be formally affiliated, but received support from Movement for Reform Judaism.(iv)

Website:

https://www.willesdenminyan.com/

Partnership:

In January 2018, an informal, year-long, partnership began with Shir Hayim (the Reform congregation in Hampstead) as an experiment in creating an intergenerational community. The aim of this ‘in-residency’ partnership was to  provide opportunities for membersof both coongregations to get to know each other, as well as to share Shabbat and other services together. The relationship was generously supported by Reform Judaism and its leaders.(vi)

In December 2018, it was decided that the two congregations would form a single community with shared vision and values, which community is in the process of being built.(vii)

Rabbi in residence:

Rabbi Daniel Lichman - from formation of minyan until present (May 2019), initially as student rabbi.(viii)

Charitable Status:

No information found as regards registered charity status (as of 21 May 2019)

Local Government District:

Willesden, a district in Northwest London, is in the London Borough of Brent, an Outer London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Bibliography - Brent

Registration District (BMD):

Brent - Link to Register Office website

Cemetery Information:

Not known.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Congregation's website, accessed 21 May 2019.

  • (ii) Congregation's website, accessed 21 May 2019.

  • (iii) Congregation's website, accessed 21 May 2019.

  • (iv) Annual report of Shir Hayim for year ended 31 March 2018 filed with the Charities Commission.

  • (v) Reserved.

  • (vi) Annual report of Shir Hayim for year ended 31 March 2018 filed with the Charities Commission and Congregation's website, accessed 21 May 2019.

  • (vii) Congregation's website, accessed 21 May 2019.

  • (viii) Congregation's website and Rabbi Lichman's Facebook page, both accessed 21 May 2019. To view a short profile of Rabbi Lichman, hold the curser over his name.


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