Alei Tzion Synagogue


London NW4




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Interior, Alei Tzion
© David Shulman 2018

London School of Jewish Studies, current home of Alei Tzion
© David Shulman 2018


Congregation Data


Alei Tzion Synagogue


LSJS Schaller House, 44a Albert Road, Hendon, London NW4 2SJ

The congregation is on the campus of the London School of Jewish Studies (formerly Jews' College)

Current Status:


Date Formed:



Ashkenazi Orthodox


A constituent synagogue of the United Synagogue since July 2008.(ii)



Rabbis & Rabbinical Team:
(To view a short profile of a minister whose name appears in blue - hold the cursor over his name.)

Rabbi Aviad Tabory - 2005 to 2007(iii)

Rabbi Binyamin Tabory - 2007 to 2008(iv)

Rabbi Avi Scharf (& Rebbetzen Devorah Scharf) - 2008 to July 2009(v)

Rabbi Daniel Roselaar (& Rebbetzen Na'amah Roselaar) - 2010 to present (October 2021)(vi)

Membership Data:

National Reports & Surveys(vii)

2010 - listed as having under 50 members (by household)

2016 - listed as having 100 to 199 members (by household)

Charitable Status:

As a constituent of the United Synagogue, the congregation operates within that organisation's registered charity status (registered charity no. 242552).

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 United Synagogue cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the United Synagogue.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Report of 9 July 2015 entitled  "Alei Tzion Celebrate 10th Anniversary", formerly on the United Synagogue website. 

  • (ii) However, the first listing (under United Synagogue) was in Jewish Year Book 2011.

  • (iii) Rabbi Aviad Tabory's profile formerly on Koren Publishing website accessed May 2019. He was the founding rabbi of the congregation.

  • (iv) Article formerly on "Something Jewish" website, accessed 27 December 2018.

  • (v) Jewish Chronicle report 17 July 2009 "Hendon rabbi loses job". Rabbi Scharf returned to Israel, following a funding cut to reduce his position to part-time.

  • (vi) Profile and Jewish Chronicle report, 25 March 2010 "Belmont rabbi moves to smaller Hendon synagogue" and congregation's website, last accessed 8 October 2021.

  • (vii) 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.

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