Aish Community Synagogue

Hendon, London NW4




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Congregation Data


Aish Community Synagogue or simply Aish

Former Name:

Aish Hatorah Community Synagogue(i)
Also previous also referred to a Sassover Synagogue


379 Hendon Way, Hendon, London NW4 3LP

Current Status:


Date Formed:

By 2004(ii)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


An affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues


Website of Aish UK - https://www.aish.org.uk/

(To view a short profile of a minister known to have served other UK congregations - name in blue - hold the cursor over his name.)

Rabbi R. Rubinstein - from at least 2005 until about 2008(iv)

Rabbi Shimshon D. Silkin - from about 2008 until about 2010(v)

Rabbi Jonny Roodyn - from about 2010 until at least 2014(vi)

Rabbi Daniel Rowe - from 2016 until present (January 2021)(vii)

Membership Data:

2016 - listed as having 50 - 99 members (by household)(ix)

Legal & Charitable Status:

Aish Hatorah UK Limited is a registered private company, limited by guarantee without share capital (company no.03413207), incorporated on 1 August 1997.(x)

It is also a registered charity (no. 1069048).(xi)

The governing documents are the company's Memorandum & Articles of Association.

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 Federation of Synagogues cemeteries (including search of burial records), see under Cemeteries of the Federation of Synagogues.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) This was the name under whch the Congregation was listed in Jewish Year Books from 2005 through 2008, after which it was listed under the current name, except that in 2009 the word Sussover appeared in parenthesis. 

  • (ii) Based upon the first listing of the congregation in the Jewish Year Book 2005.

  • (iii) Reserved.

  • (iv) Based upon Rabbi Rubinstein being listed as minister of the congregation in Jewish Year Books 2006 through 2008.

  • (v) Based upon Rabbi Silkin being listed as minister of the congregation in Jewish Year Books 2009 & 2010. 

  • (vi) Based upon Rabbi Roodyn being listed as minister of the congregation in Jewish Year Books 2011 through 2015 (the book's final edition).

  • (vii) Aish's website, accessed January 2021.

  • (vii) and (viii) Reserved.

  • (ix) Report on "Synagogue Membership in the United Kingdom in 2016" published by the Institute of Jewish Policy Research (JPR). The congregation does not appear to be listed in the previous (2010) report. Link to report.

  • (x) Companies House website (in beta trial stage), accessed 30 August 2018.

  • (xi) Charity Commissioners website (in beta trial stage), accessed 30 August 2018.

On-line Articles and Other Material
relating to this Congregation

List of Federation of Synagogues congregations

Jewish Congregations in Hendon (London Borough of Barnet)

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

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Page created: 14 November 2006
Data significantly expanded and notes first added: 30 August 2018
Latest revision or update: 4 January 2021

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