History

  • Mill Hill Synagogue: A History (Chronology)
    CHRONOLOGY

    1949
    Community Founded June 1949
    First premises used for services, 584 Watford Way, Mill Hill
    First Part-tme Officiant Rev L.Jakob 1949

    1951
    House in Sylvan Avenue purchased as Synagogue in Sept 1951

    1953
    Rev I Abrams succeeded Rev Jakob in 1953

    1955
    Sylvan Avenue Synagogue consecrated in June 1955.

    1959
    Reverend (later Rabbi) Cutler appointed first full time Minister in 1959
    Brockenhurst Gardens Communal Hall erected in 1959
    Communal Hall Consecrated in May 1960.

    1971
    Synagogue in Station Road built in 1970/71 and consecrated in Nov 1971

    1975
    Communal Hall 1st “modernisation” in 1975 and reconsecrated in December 

    1990
    Communal Hall 2nd “modernisation” in 1990 and reconsecrated in March 1990

    1993
    Rabbi Cutler retired in 1993 and was succeeded by Rabbi Schochet

    2013
    “Ner Orre” Community Centre, in Station Road, was built in 2011/12 and consecrated in March 2013.
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