Machzikei Hadass Edgware Beth Hamedrash

Edgware, Middx.





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Congregation Data


Machzikei Hadass Edgware Beth Hamedrash

Alternative Name

The Edgware Steibel


269b Hale Lane, Edgware, Middx. HA8 8NP

Current Status:


Date Formed:

About 1995(i)


Ashkenazi - Strictly Orthodox (Nusach Sefard)


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


Rabbi Eliezer Schneelbalg - from about 1995 until present (May 2021)(iii)

Membership Data:

National Reports & Surveys(iv)

2010 & 2016 - listed as having 50 to 99 members (by household)

Legal & Charitable Status:

The congregation operates through a registered charity (no. 1058328), under the name Machzikei Edgware Trust, registered on 30 September 1996. The governing document is a Trust Deed dated 15 August 1996.(v)

Local Government District:

Edgware, a residential suburb in Northwest London, has a substantial Jewish minority. Most of Edgware (including the locality in which the synagogue is situated) is in the London Borough of Barnet (formed in 1965).

Bibliography -  Barnet

Registration District (BMD):

Barnet(vi) - Link to Register Office website


For Adath Yisroel Burial Society cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the UOHC

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Based upon Congregation's first appearance in Jewish Year Book 1996.

  • (ii) As listed in all Jewish Year Books from 1996.

  • (iii) Based upon Rabbi Schneelberg first being listed in Jewish Year Books 1996 and was still listed as rabbi of the congregation on the https://www.uniquelyedgware.uk/shul website, last accessed 30 May 2021. To view a short profile of Rabbi Schbeelberg, hold the cursor over his name.

  • (iv) Reports on synagogue membership in the United Kingdom, published by or on behalf of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and which can be viewed on the website of the Institute of Jewish Policy Research. Click HERE for links to the various reports.

  • (v) Charities Commissioners website (in beta trial stage) and Open Charities website, both accessed 18 March 2018.

  • (vi) The former Registration District was Henden, from the formation of the congregation until 1 April 1999. All registers would now be held by current register office.

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