Etz Chaim Yeshiva (London)

Etz Chaim Yeshiva was an Ashkenazi Orthodox yeshiva in Golders Green, London, England. It was associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations.[citation needed] The yeshiva was founded c. 1900 in London's East End, where it occupied a campus in Thrawl Street.[1] The yeshivah is defunct and has been for some time, the yeshivah building is used as a regular minyan for davening.

Etz Chaim
83/85 Bridge Lane

NW11 0EE

AffiliationOrthodox Judaism, Modern Orthodox

Rabbi Aharon Hyman was one of the early founders. Rabbi Nachman Shlomo Greenspan was the rosh yeshiva from 1918 to 1961. He was succeeded by Rabbi Noson Ordman. Born in Tavrik, Lithuania and educated in Telz Yeshiva; he came to London in 1936 (1906-1996) [1] Rabbi Elyah Lopian was the mashgiach ruchani from 1926 - 1950.[2]

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ London's Jewish East End
  2. ^ "Great Leaders of our People". Orthodox Union. Archived from the original on 2008-11-12. Retrieved 2008-11-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Biography Of The Chief Rabbi". Retrieved 2012-04-15. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "United Synagogue". Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2011-02-27.
  5. ^ Article in Mishpacha Magazine: Accompanied by the healing angels

Coordinates: 51°35′04″N 0°12′17″W / 51.58444°N 0.20472°W / 51.58444; -0.20472