Hendon Beis Hamedrash

London NW4




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Congregation Data


Hendon Beis Hamedrash


65 Watford Way, Hendon, London NW4 3AQ (the head offices of the Federation of Synagogues)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

By at least 1998(i)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A constituent congregation of the Federation of Synagogues.

Note: there is also a Hendon Beth Hamedrash associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations.)




Dayan Yisroel Yaakov Lichtenstein - from about 1998 to present (July 2020)(ii)

Membership Data:

National Reports & Surveys(iii)

1990 - 7 members (households)

1996 - 7 members (4 households and 3 individual female members)

2010 & 2016 - listed as having less than 50 members (by household)

Local Government District:

Hendon, a residential suburb in Northwest London, has a substantial Jewish minority, is in the London Borough of Barnet (formed 1965).

Bibliography -  Barnet

Registration District (BMD):

Barnet (since formation of Congregation) - Link to Register Office website


For Federation of Synagogues cemeteries (including search of burial records), see under Cemeteries of the Federation of Synagogues.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Based upon first listing in Jewish Year Book 1999 and the congregations webpage, accessed 30 August 2018, which stated that the congregation "was formed around 20 years ago". 

  • (ii) Based upon Rabbi Lichtenstein's lisiting as minister of the congregation from the congregation's first listing in Jewish Year Book 1999 and ths continued reference to him on congregation's webpage (last accessed 22 July 2020) as the congregation's rabbi and Rosh Beis Din of the Federation of Synagogues.

  • (iii) 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.

List of Federation of Synagogues congregations

Jewish Congregations in Hendon (London Borough of Barnet)

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