Nefesh Hatorah

Edgware, Middx.





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Nefesh Hatorah


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

(formerly at shown as 82 Mowbray Parade, Edgware, Middx. HA8 8TE until about E(iii))

Current Status:


Date Formed:

11 June 2015(iv)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


None known


http://www.nefeshhatorah.org.uk/ - not currently operating (as of May 2020)

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Rabbi Ilan Halberstadt (& Rebbetzen Ruthie Halberstadt) - from 2015 to 2018(vii)

Rabbi Reuven Stepsky (& Rebbetzen Elisheva Stepsky) - from 2018 to about 2019(viii)

Rabbi Elchonon Moshe Lieberman - from about 2019 to present (May 2021)(ix)

Charitable & Legal Status:

The congregation, under the name Nefesh Hatorah, is a registered charity (no.1162153) registered on 11 June 2015. The governing document is a CIO - Foundation.(x)

Local Government Districts:

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 1965).

Registration District (BMD):

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

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Reserved.

  • (ii) https://www.uniquelyedgware.uk/shul website, last accessed 6 May 2020.

  • (iii) This was the address given on the Uniquely Edgware website (see above), when first accessed 19 May 2015 and subsequently accessed 21 August 2018.

  • (iv) Based on date of registration with with Charity Commission - see below.

  • (v) and (vi) Reserved.

  • (vii) Rabbi Halberstudt was listed as rabbi of congregation on the Uniquely Edgware website, when initially accessed on 19 May 2015. The Jewish Chronicle of 1 June 2018 reported on his leaving the congregation.

  • (viii) Rabbi Stepsky was listed as rabbi of the congregation on the Uniquely Edgware website, when accessed on 4 November 2018 and 21 August 2018. By 2019, he had joined another congregation.

  • (ix) Based upon Rabbi Lieberman's listing as rabbi of the congregation on the Uniquely Edgware website, when accessed on 30 May 2021.

  • (x) Charities Commissioners website (during beta test stage) and Open Charities website, both last accessed 6 May 2020.


On-line Articles and Other Material
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List of Independent Askenazi Congregations in London

Jewish Congregations in Edgware (London Borough of Barnet)

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

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

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