Kollel Beis Aharon

Edgware, Middx.





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Kollel Beis Aharon
plaque outside the Kollel

Congregation Data


Kollel Beis Aharon, including Ohel Avrohom Synagogue(i)

Former Name

Edgware Community Kollel


Mowbray House, 58-70 Edgware Way, Edgware, HA8 8DQ(ii)

Current Status:


Date Formed:

Although the Kollel in its present form appears to have been founded in about 2006(iii) the registered charity (see below) was registered in the 1970s.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


None Known




Rabbi Yehudah Boruch Lieberman - from at least 2015 (and probably much earlier) until about 2019 (v)

Rabbi Yaakov Aronovitz - from about 2019 until present (May 2021)(vi)

Charitable and Legal Status:

Kollel Beis Aharon is also a registered charity (no. 263957), registered on 15 May 1972. The governing documents are the Company's Memorandum & Articles Association.(vii)

There is also a private company, registered under the name Kollel Beis Aharon Limited (company no. 08689192), initially incorporated as Edgware Kollel Limited on 13 September 2013 followed almost immediately by a change of name to present name on 18 September 2013.(viii) The relationship between the charity and the company is not clear.

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).

Registration District (BMD):

Barnet - Link to Register Office website

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) "Ohel Avrohom" is the name of the synagogue run by the Kollel, according to Trustees Annual Report submitted to the Charities Commission (see below).

  • (ii) Uniquely Edgware website (https://www.uniquelyedgware.uk/shul).

  • (iii) Ten years prior to the production of the 2016 video "Kollel Beis Aharon 10 Years Tribute Film - Producing the Leaders of Tomorrow" (see below).

  • (iv) Reserved.

  • (v) Named as rabbi on the Uniquely Edgware website, when initially accessed 19 May 2015 and on 4 November 2018.

  • (vi) Named as rabbi on the Uniquely Edgware website, when accessed 30 May 2021.

  • (vii) Charities Commissioners website (in beta trial stage) and Open Charities website, both last accessed 6 May 2020.

  • (viii) Companies House website (in beta trial stage), last accessed 6 May 2020.


Bibliography, On-line Articles and Other Material
relating to this Congregation


List of Independent Askenazi Congregations in London

Jewish Congregations in Edgware (London Borough of Barnet)

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

Page created: 19 May 2015
Latest revision or update: 30 May 2021

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