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Congregation Data


Ohel Yaakov Beth Hamedrash (Pshevorsk)


26 Lampard Grove , Stamford Hill, London N16

(Location: Lampard Grove runs about 1,100 feet east from the road Stamford Hill about 650 feet north of Stoke Newington railway station.)

Previous Address:

126 Stamford Hill, London N16 6QT (until about 2009(i))

(Location: The road Stamford Hill is a seven-eighths of a mile section of the A10 running north from Stoke Newington High Street to High Road, Tottenham.)

Current Status:


Date Founded:

About 2006(ii)

but may have previously been known as Ohel Moshe Beth Hamedrash.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A synagogue associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC).

Minister or Rabbi:

Rabbi N. E. Leiser - from about 2006 until at least 2013.(iii)

Local Government District:

Stamford Hill is in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.
The North London districts of Stamford Hill, Upper Clapton  and some other adjoining areas include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Shown as the address of the Congregation in Jewish Year Books to 2009.

  • (ii) First appearance in Jewish Year Book for 2006.

  • (iii) Named as the Rabbi of the Congregation in Jewish Year Books from 2006 until 2013, although later Jewish Year Books may also name him as the Rabbi.

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations



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