• Rabbi Yitzchak Y. Schochet M.A.

    Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet arrived in the UK in 1991. Having previously served as assistant principal of Oholei Torah Boys School in New York, he assumed the position as Minister of the Richmond Synagogue in Southwest London for two years, while also teaching Advanced Jewish Studies at the Jews Free School. In 1993, at the age of 28, he was offered the position as rabbi of the Mill Hill Synagogue. His vibrancy and dynamism has resulted in a continuous growth of membership, now in excess of 1,800 members.

    He has a Masters Degree in Jewish Studies from University College London. He authors numerous articles for newspapers, magazines and journals. He served as Diary Rabbi to the Guardian Newspaper and also writes for the Jewish Chronicle as well as a very popular weekly column in the Jewish News. He has featured in The London Times as well as Time Magazine International. Rabbi Schochet can often be seen on television including BBC as a regular panelist for The Big Questions as well as CNN.

    Rabbi Schochet is a sought after international speaker on a vast range of topics. He has lectured across the world including Russia, Australia, Israel and all parts of the USA and Europe and has been rated top speaker at the National Jewish Retreat in The USA for several years running.

    Rabbi Schochet served on the Chief Rabbis Cabinet with the portfolio of the family and as chairman of the Rabbinical Council of the United Synagogue. He was named by the Jewish Telegraph as one of the ten most influential Rabbis in the United Kingdom. The Jewish Chronicle recently described him as "one of the most outspoken Rabbis in the world."

    One of Anglo-Jewrys most dynamic orthodox rabbis, who has turned his synagogue into a vibrant source of religious and social activities. 
    The Jewish Chronicle
    He's extremely entertaining.. 
    The London Times
    ...the rebel rabbi doubled his synagogue attendance in four years 
    The Daily Mail


    Contact the Rabbi on Facebook (RabbiYYSor twitter (@RabbiYYS)
    or send him a message
     by using the form found on our Contacts page.

  • Rebbetzen Chani Schochet

    Chani Schochet was born and bred in North London.
    She graduated the Lubavitch Girls Senior School in London with 4 A levels and pursued a post graduate degree in New York.
    She received her teachers degree in 1987 and married in 1989.
    She juggles her family life (5 children) with community life, currently teaching Bat Chayils, brides to be, and she runs the Welfare of the Mill Hill community.
  • Rabbi David Rose
    In July 2018, we announced that Rabbi David Rose will be joining us as our new Assistant Rabbi.

    After completing a degree in Management, Rabbi Rose spent nearly nine years in Israel where he received semicha from the Jerusalem Kollel.

    In 2005, he was hired by the Ronald S Lauder Foundation, and charged with building a young Orthodox community in Berlin for recent immigrants from the former Soviet Union.

    He returned to England in 2015 and now lives in Edgware with his wife, Talya, and their children.

    He is involved in various community projects and speaks regularly at shuls and schools in the area.

    Photo: Rabbi David Rose & Rebbetzin Talya Rose 

    To contact Rabbi Rose, send him a message by using the form found on our Contacts page.  
  • Youth Directors

    I’m Sam Woolich and I joined Mill Hill as the new Youth Director in October 2018   
    I’ll be working on a programme for all ages and details will be announced in the Newsletter, on Facebook, and by email to parents.
    I’ll really excited to be here, and have already made a start bring back the ever-popular Sababa Sundays
    I have also introduced a new Davening Programme on Wednesdays evenings (6.30-7.30pm) in the Beit Hamidrash. Here there is one-to-one teaching on how to daven.  If your child hasn’t already told me they want to learn, then please get in touch. 


    In December 2018, Debbie Harris joined Mill Hill as the new Female Youth Director.
    Debbie comes from Hendon, and brings her experience of working with younger children as head of a local branch of Bnei Akiva, as well as volunteering on summer camps in both junior and senior leadership roles.
    Debbie will be engaging with all the young girls in the community working and looks forward to meeting everyone.

    You can contact Sam or Debbie by sending a message online or contact them via email using:

  • Board of Management

    Follow the activities of the Executive and the members of the Board.

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