With nearly 1,500 member families, and over 4,000 members Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue (BES) is one of the fastest growing and most vibrant Jewish communities in the UK, and the centre of Jewish life in Borehamwood.

We look forward to welcoming you to our community. To find out more use the sections below to explore our community. Click here to get in contact or get directions to our sites.

What’s On?

Upcoming Events

We have a calendar of events for all ages throughout the year. Click the link below to see what’s on and to join one of our events!

Friday 19 July, 2024


    Begins on Fri 19 Jul, 2024 at 20:53 and ends on Sat 20 Jul, 2024 at 22:06

Early Candle Lighting 7:30pm

Friday night Mincha, Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv start at 7.00pm at Croxdale, Yavneh and Elstree.


  • Shacharit 9.30am
  • Hashkama (every other week) 8.00am
  • Limmud (every other week) 9.30am
  • Mincha check newsletter
  • Ma’ariv when Shabbat ends


  • Shacharit 9.15am
  • Hashkama (not every week – check newsletter) 8.15am
  • Pop-up Minyan (not every week – check newsletter) 9.35am
  • Mincha check newsletter
  • Ma’ariv 15 mins after Shabbat ends

Weekday Services


  • Sunday 8.30am
  • Monday 7.05am
  • Tuesday & Wednesday 7.15am
  • Thursday 7.05am
  • Friday 7.15am

Mincha & Ma’ariv

  • Sunday – Thursday 7.30pm

Is It Kosher?

Use the search below to check the Kashrut status of your favourite foods.

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