the former

Johnson Street Synagogue

London E1




Page created: 10 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 24 February 2015

Congregation Data


Johnson Street Synagogue

Alternative Name:

The Synagogue could possibly have been known as the Stetziver Synagogue of Johnson Street, which amalgamated with the Congregation of Jacob Synagogue, although this may have been a separate congregation.


2a Johnson Street, London E1.

(Location: Johnson Street, in London's East End, runs north 300 feet from Cable Street, approximately half a mile east of Cannon Street Road.)

Date Founded:

By 1946 (source)

Current Status:

Closed, after 1956


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


Independent, but with some affiliations to the Federation of Synagogues, and its members were affiliated for burial rights to the West End Great Synagogue

Local Government Districts:

Johnson Street is now in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created in 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Johnson Street was in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
Since 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets  (which now holds the registers)

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Jewish Congregations of the London East End

Greater London home page

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