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Etz Chaim
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83/85 Bridge Lane
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Affiliation Orthodox Judaism, Modern Orthodox

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

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.

History

The yeshiva was founded c. 1900 in London's East End, where it occupied a campus in Thrawl Street.

Notable leadership

Rabbi Aharon Hyman was one of the early founders.

Rabbi Nachman Shlomo Greenspan was the rosh yeshiva from 1918-1961. He was succeeded by Rabbi Noson Ordman.

Rabbi Elyah Lopian was the mashgiach ruchani from 1926 - 1950.

Notable alumni

  • Chief Rabbi The Lord Jakobovits
  • Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
  • Dayan Ivan Binstock
  • Dr Shlomo Adler, GP
  • Dayan Pinchas Toledano
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