Rabbi Kanterovitz (Photo: timesofisrael)

The United Synagogue has confirmed that Rabbi and Bianca Kanterovitz are to leave their roles as Senior Rabbi and Rebbetzen of Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue after five years service.

The rabbinic couple will depart immediately, although they will continue to live in the BES Rabbi’s house for a few months.

They told members in a statement the community was a stronger position than they found it and the time was right to move.

“BES has a bright future and we will be following it closely and with fond memories,” they added.

Interim arrangements are being be put in place to serve the community.