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Rabbi David Myer Isaacs (1810 - 1879)

5. RABBI DAVID MYER2 ISAACS (MYER SAMUEL1) was born 1810 in Leeuwarden, Holland, and died May 01, 1879 in Southport, England near Liverpool. He married ESTHER LEVY 1832. She was born 1817, and died 1...

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Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis MP

Ephraim Mirvis is installed as Chief rabbi of the UK and Commonwealth - September 1, 2013 Biography Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis (born 1956) is a British Rabbi and Talmudic scholar. He was born near Johann...

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Harav Aryeh Leib Lopian MP (1910 - 1979)

Rabbi Leib Lopian of Gateshead Yeshiva

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HaRav Leib Aryeh Ze'ev Gurwicz MP (1906 - 1982)

Aryeh Ze'ev (Leib) Gurwicz (1906[1]–20 October 1982[2][3]) was an influential Orthodox rabbi and Talmudic scholar. He was the son-in-law of Rabbi Elyah Lopian and best known as Rosh Yeshiva of t...

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HaRav Elya Lopian MP (1876 - 1970)

Rav Elya Lopian zt”l Eliyahu Lopian (1876–21 September 1970), known as Reb Elyah, was among the most prominent rabbis of the Mussar Movement. As a disciple of the Kelm Talmud Torah meth...

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הרב גרשון Lopian MP (1938 - 2014)

Leading Federation rabbi dies By Simon Rocker, January 30, 2014 One of the UK's most respected rabbis, Dayan Gershon Lopian, of the Federation of Synagogues, has died today, aged 73. Historian ...

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Isaac Nieto MP (1702 - 1773)

Isaac Nieto (1702–1774) (Hebrew: יצחק ניטו) was Haham of the Portuguese congregation Sha'are Hashamayim, Bevis Marks, London, and the son ...

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David Nieto MP (1654 - 1728)

David Nieto (1654, Venice–10 January 1728, London) was the Haham of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish community in London, later succeeded in this capacity by his son, Isaac Nieto. Nieto was one...

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Haham Moses Cohen D'Azevedo MP (1720 - 1784)

Moses Cohen D’Azevedo was the Haham of the Bevis Marks Sephardi Synagogue in London.

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Salis Daiches MP (1878 - 1945)

Rev. Dr. Salis Daiches was rabbi to Edinburgh's Jewish community, and founder of the city's branch of B'nai Brith. ----------------- Rabbi Salis Daiches Dies in Edinburgh, British Zionist Lea...

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Joseph Ezekiel Massel MP (1850 - 1912)

Joseph Massel (also Yoysef Mazl, born near Vilna, Russia, 1850;[1] d. Manchester, 1912)[2] was a Zionist activist, writer, Hebrew poet and translator[3] who emigrated from Russia to Manchester, Engla...

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Shmuel Yitzchak Hillman MP (1868 - 1953)

Rabbi Shmuel Yitzchak Hillman (1868 – June 1953) was an Orthodox Jewish Talmudic scholar, rabbi and Dayan of the London Beth Din. He was born in Kovno, a descendant of Rabbi Shmuel Hillman (...

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Moses Angel MP (1819 - 1898)

Moses Angel (29 April 1819 – 1898 in Hammersmith, London, England) was headmaster at the Jews' Free School (JFS) in Bell Lane, Spitalfields from 1842 onwards. He has been described as 'the sin...

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Rabbi Eli Cashdan MP (1905 - 1998)

Eli Cashdan (in Hebrew יהודה (בר יוסף דב) כשד"ן, in Yiddish יו]...

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Rev. Benjamin Yates (1755 - 1798)

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Rabbi Chanoch Dov Padwa MP (1908 - 2000)

DAYAN CHANOCH DOV PADWA . Chanoch Dov Tauber , which was his family’s original surname before they changed it to Padwa, was born in 1908 in the small town of Busk in Galicia, fort...

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Rev Leslie Hardman, MBE MP (1913 - 2008)

Leslie Hardman was appointed MBE in 1998. In 1995 he was honoured by the Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance. The Chief Rabbi, Sir Jonathan Sacks, wrote: Rev Leslie Hardman was a great man, a good man...

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Philip (Uri) Abraham (1729 - 1848)

A founder of Western Synagogue in London, England and an Embroiderer

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Chief Rabbi Aaron Uri Phoebus Hart MP (1670 - 1756)

Chief Rabbi Aaron Uri Phoebus Hart (Hebrew: רבי אהרן אורי פײבוש הרט&...

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Rev Simeon Singer MP (1846 - 1906)

Simeon Singer (1846 – 1906) was a Jewish preacher, lecturer and public worker. He was born in London, and after a short stay at a Hungarian school, became a student at Jews' College, of which ...

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Alexander Altmann MP (1906 - 1987)

Alexander Altmann (April 16, 1906 – June 6, 1987) was an Orthodox Jewish scholar and rabbi born in Kassa, Austria-Hungary, today Košice, Slovakia. He emigrated to England in 1938 and late...

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Rabbi Dr Solomon Schonfeld MP (1912 - 1984)

Rabbi Dr Solomon Schonfeld (February 21, 1912 - February 6, 1984) was a British rabbi who is heralded as one of the most remarkable, yet least known of the Holocaust heroes. Schonfeld studied at the ...

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Dayan Berel Berkovits (1949 - 2005)

From The Times May 6, 2005 Rabbi Berel Berkovits Jurist who strove to find legal ways of limiting the damage to women and children in bitterly contested Jewish divorces June 3, 1949 - April 1...

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Rabbi Kopul Rosen MP (1913 - 1962)

Rabbi Dr. Yaacov Kopul Rosen was born in London in 1913. He trained for the rabbinate in Etz Chaim Yeshiva in London, and in Mir Yeshiva in Lithuania. He was the rabbi of the Higher Crumpsall Synagogue...

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Menasseh ben Yossef ben Israel MP (1606 - 1659)

Note; Some historians argue that Menasseh ben Israel was born in Amsterdam on the October 3, 1606 and died on the December 2, 1659. Others claim that Menasseh ben Israel was born on the island of Madei...

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Israel Meshullam Solomon MP (1723 - 1795)

Israel Meshullam Solomon (1723 – 1794) (born as Israel Meshullam Zalman Emden in Altona, Hamburg) was one of two rival Chief Rabbis of the United Kingdom and the rabbi of the Hambro' Synagogue. ...

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Rabbi Dr Joseph Herman Hertz MP (1872 - 1946)

Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz, CH (September 25, 1872- January 14, 1946) was a Jewish Hungarian-born Rabbi and Bible scholar. He is most notable for holding the position of Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdo...

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Rev Dr Abraham Cohen MA, PhD, D.H.L. MP (1887 - 1957)

President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews Minister at Singers Hill Synagogue, Birmingham Editor of the Soncino Chumash ------------------------- Abraham Cohen (editor) Abraham Cohen ...

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Michael Friedlander (1833 - 1910)

Michael Friedländer (April 29, 1833 – December 10, 1910) was an Orientalist and principal of Jews' College, London. He is best known for his English translation of Maimonides' Guide to th...

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Sir Edward Albert Sassoon, 2nd Baronet of Kensington Gore MP (1856 - 1912)

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Sir David Salomons, 1st Baronet, Lord Mayor of London MP (1797 - 1873)

Sir David Salomons , 1st Baronet (22 November 1797 – 18 July 1873) was a leading figure in the 19th century struggle for Jewish emancipation in the United Kingdom. He was the first Jewish Sherif...

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Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild MP (1840 - 1915)

"Nathan Mayer Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild GCVO PC (8 November 1840 – 31 March 1915) was a British banker and politician from the international Rothschild financial dyna...

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Lionel Nathan de Rothschild MP (1808 - 1879)

Lionel Nathan de Rothschild (22 November 1808 – 3 June 1879) was a British banker and politician. On 26 July 1858 de Rothschild took the oath with covered head, substituting "so help me, [us...

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Benjamin Disraeli, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom MP (1804 - 1881)

"Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served...

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Chief Rabbi Lord Jakobovits MP (1921 - 1999)

Lord Jakobovits, a tall impressive figure, once described by a non-Jewish admirer as having the presence of Moses, confidently and eloquently stated the Jewish view on issues affecting British society,...

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Sir Israel Brodie, Chief Rabbi of Great Britain and the Commonwealth MP (1895 - c.1979)

(another possible death date is 13 February 1979 ???)

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Rev. Dr. Hermann Adler MP (1839 - 1911)

Rabbi Dr. Hermann Adler CVO (30 May 1839 – 18 July 1911) was the Chief Rabbi of the British Empire from 1891 to 1911. The son (and successor as Chief Rabbi) of Nathan Marcus Adler, the 1911 Ency...

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Chief Rabbi Dr. Nathan Marcus Adler MP (1803 - 1890)

Nathan Marcus Adler was the son of Mordecai (Marcus) Baer Adler, Chief Rabbi of Hanover, and was born on 21 Tevet, 5563, equivalent to 15 January, 1803. Other versions of his date of birth are based on...

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Shlomo Hirschel Lewin Berliner MP (1762 - 1842)

Portrait can be found in London's National Portrait Gallery.-----------

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David Tevele Schiff, Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom MP (1722 - 1791)

Chief Rabbi David Tevele Schiff (Hebrew: דוד טעבלי שיף‎; died December 17, 1791) was the chief rabbi of the United ...

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Zvi Hirsch (Hirschel) (Rabbi Hart Lion) Levin MP (1721 - 1800)

Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Berlin (also known as Hirschel Levin or the Reverend Hart Lyon).He was born in Rzeszow in 1721.In his youth he studied under his father and went with him to Amsterdam in 1740 when he w...

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Moses Haim Montefiore MP (1784 - 1885)

Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Baronet, Kt (24 October 1784 - 28 July 1885) was one of the most famous British Jews of the 19th century. Montefiore's 100th birthday was celebrated as a national event i...

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