Chabad of Borehamwood and Elstree

Borehamwood, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire




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Congregation Data


Chabad of Borehamwood & Elstree


Jewish Life Centre, Unit 5, Keystone Passage, Shenley Road, Borehamwood, Herts WD6 1AE, from March 2019.(i)

Previously events held in Rabbi's house or in a marquee in his garden and at Aberford Hall, Aberford Road, Borehamwood, Herts WD6 1EH.

Date Founded:


Current Status:



Orthodox - Ashkenazi


A branch of Chabad-Lubavitch UK



Rabbinic Team:

Rabbi Chaim Hoch (& Leah Hoch) - from May 2011 until present (June 2020)(iii)

Charitable Status:

The congregation is supported by a recently registered charity, The Chai Center (no. 1174613), registered on 12 September 2017.

Local Government District:

The Borough of Hertsmere, in the county of Hertfordshire, formed in 1974. For details and history, see Hertsmere Jewish Communities home page.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Jewish News report 7 March 2019 and Congregation's website, accessed 30 April 2019 .

  • (ii) Congregation's Facebook, accessed 15 August 2018.

  • (ii) Rabbi Hoch's LinkedIn profile and Congregation's website, both last accessed 30 June 2020.

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Page created: 27 June 2013
Latest revision or update: 30 June 2020

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