Woodford Liberal Synagogue

South Woodford, E.18




Page created 9 November 2006
Latest revision or update: 5 June 2017

Congregation Data


Woodford Liberal Synagogue

Former Names:

Woodford Progressive Synagogue

Woodford and District Liberal Synagogue


Marlborough Road, George Lane, South Woodford, London E18 1AR (built 1964/6, extended 1992)

Current Status:

On 1 January 2017, the Congregation merged with Beit Tikvah Synagogue, Barkingside, to form East London and Essex Liberal Synagogue. However, for the time being, the separate institutions of the two merged congregations (synagogal buildings, ministers and committes) remain in place.

Date Formed:



Liberal Progressive


A constituent synagogue of Liberal Judaism (formerly the Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues) until its meger into the East London and Essex Liberal Synaagoge.




Rabbi Richard Jacobi - from 2007 to present (June 2017)


2006 - about 250 households (Congregation's website)

Local Government Districts:

South Woodford, a suburb of Woodford in northeast London, is in the London Borough of Redbridge, an Outer London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, South Woodford was in the Municipal Borough of Wanstead and Woodford (incorporated as a borough in 1937) within the County of Essex.

Registration Districts:

From 1 October 1935 - Essex South Western
Since 1 April 1965 - Redbridge


Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Redbridge

Jewish Congregations in Greater London (other than East End)

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List of Liberal Judaism Congregations



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