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8/8/2009 6/13/2017

Dayan Saadia Amor MP (1940 - 2015)

He was everyone’s ideal Sephardi rabbi. Gentle and unassuming in manner, Dayan Saadia Amor inspired great affection in those who came to know him. They loved him for his honesty, simplicity and integri...

4/28/2017 4/28/2017

Rabbi Chaim Zundel Maccoby MP (1857 - 1916)

"Kamenitzer Maggid"

Maccoby, Chaim Zundel (1858-1916), Zionist and preacher, was born near the town of Kobrin, Poland, the son of 'Simche'. Little is known of his parents, except that they were poor, devoutly Orthodox Jew...

7/17/2008 4/19/2017

Rabbi Bezalel Rakow, The Gateshead Rov MP (1927 - 2003)

"Betzalel", "Gateshead Rov"

Rabbi Bezalel Rakow (May 15, 1927 – July 20, 2003) was an orthodox rabbi who headed Gateshead’s Jewish community. He was the chair of the Council of Torah Sages of Agudas Yisroel of Great Britain. Bo...

9/29/2007 4/7/2017

Author of Nachlas Eliezer נחלת אליעזר Menahel (Dean) of the Gateshead Yeshiva.

1/1/2017 3/28/2017

Rabbi Yehudah Zev Segal, Manchester Rosh Hayeshiva MP (1910 - 1993)

"Judah Woolf Segal"

Judah Woolf Segal England & Wales, Death Index, 1866-1920 & 1984-2005 Death date: Feb 1993 Death place: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England Birth date: June 24 1910

8/28/2007 3/27/2017

Minister of the Great Garden Street Synagogue from the 1940s until his death in 1982. His memorial plaque, which was on display at the Great Garden Street Synagogue until it closed is now on display at...

1/19/2017 1/22/2017

Rabbi Joseph Shapotshnick MP (1882 - 1937)


see: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 16 Pelham Street, Brick Lane (Roshei Alfei Yisroel, issue 1, 1915) 36 Amhurst Park (JC 1930) 60...

1/19/2017 1/19/2017

Rabbi Yitzchok Yaakov Weiss A.B.D. Grosswardein, Manchester, Yerushalayim MP (1902 - 1989)

"Minchas Yitzchok", "Dayan Weiss"

Wikipedia entries: English , עברית Chabad

11/22/2009 1/11/2017

Eliezer Adler MP (1866 - 1949)


Eliezer Adler, born in 1866, was the founder of the Jewish Community in Gateshead, England. In honour of his historical importance, his seat in the Gateshead synagogue remains vacant. Eliezer Adler a...

7/8/2007 1/10/2017

Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Ferber - Rabbi in London MP (1877 - 1966)

"Zvi", "Hirsh"

Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Ferber (Hebrew: צבי הירש פרבר‎‎; 1879–November 1966) was a renowned Talmudic and Torah scholar, gifted orator, prolific author and tireless community builder. A man of outstanding kno...

7/29/2012 11/3/2016

Hyam Mordecai Besso MP (1840 - 1929)

7 Elizabeth street, Cheetham (1881 census) Was one of the founders of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, that used to be located on Cheetham Hill Road in Manchester, England.

10/23/2011 10/16/2016

Michael Fisher MP (c.1910 - 2004)

"Dayan Michoel Fisher"

Early years Born sometime between 1908 and 1912; he was always unsure of his date of birth; in Grodno, then Imperial Russia, Dayan Fisher was the seventh of fourteen children born to the professional...

3/4/2016 3/5/2016

Louis Rabinowitz לואיס רבינוביץ, (born 1906, died 1984) was an Orthodox rabbi, historian and philologist of the 20th century. Rabbi Rabinowitz was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, descendant of a long line...

8/14/2008 9/24/2015

Rabbi Jacob B. Mendelson MP (1875 - 1941)

Rabbi Yaakov Ben Zion HaCohen Mendelsohn (Morein) יעקב בן ציון הכהן מענדעלסאן‎ (October 12, 1875 – August 5, 1941) was a renowned Orthodox communal rabbi, Talmudist, Halachist, rabbinical author and sc...

7/8/2010 9/24/2015
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10/27/2009 9/23/2015

Nathan Solomon Joseph MP (1834 - 1909)

Nathan Solomon Joseph (1834–1909) a British philanthropist, social reformer, architect, and Jewish communal leader.[1] Joseph collaborated on the design of a number of important synagogues, includi...

11/2/2013 9/17/2015

Rev. Moses Nathan Nathan MP (1807 - 1883)

shows he died in New Orleans. However, two newspaper obituaries show he died in Bath, Somerset, England. Jewish Chronicle London May 18 1883 DEATH OF THE REV. M.N . NATHAN. We regret to announce ...

3/2/2013 3/21/2015

Jonathan Henry Sacks, Baron Sacks, Kt (born 8 March 1948, London) is the past Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth. His Hebrew name is Yaakov Zvi. On 13 July 2009 it was a...

10/17/2007 3/7/2015

R' Elchonon Halpern MP (1922 - 2015)

Rav Elchonon Halpern zt”l Tuesday February 17, 2015 8:02 PM It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Elchonon (Chuna) Halpern zt”l, rov of Bais Medrash Bais Shmuel and av bais din...

9/3/2007 2/18/2015

Isaac Bernstein (November 12, 1939 - August 29, 1994) was an Irish Orthodox rabbi well known for being a great orator of Jewish law and philosophy. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Bernstein gradu...

6/23/2008 2/4/2015

Rabbi David Myer Isaacs MP (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...

12/21/2008 5/7/2014

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...

12/9/2007 2/12/2014

Harav Aryeh Leib Lopian MP (1908 - 1979)

Rabbi Leib Lopian of Gateshead Yeshiva "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 September 2014), Leib Lopian, 1979; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-20...

10/15/2007 2/5/2014

HaRav Aryeh Ze'ev (Leib) Gurwicz MP (1905 - 1982)

"Zeev", "Gurwitz"

Author of Arza D'bei Rav ארזא דבי רב and Roshei Sheorim ראשי שערים 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...

10/30/2007 2/5/2014

HaRav Elya Lopian MP (1876 - 1970)

"Harav Lopian from Chelm."

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 method, he was kno...

8/1/2007 2/4/2014

Rabbi Gershon 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 ...

3/9/2010 2/4/2014

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 of David Nieto. He was officially appointed as "ḥakham ha-shale...

11/14/2010 1/30/2014

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 of the...

11/14/2010 1/30/2014

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

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

6/12/2008 1/30/2014

Rabbi Dr. Salis Daiches MP (1880 - 1945)

"Rabbi Salis Daiches", "Dr. Salis Daiches", "Rabbi Dr. Salis Daiches"

Rabbi Dr Salis Daiches (Vilnius, Lithuania 1880 – Edinburgh 1945) settled in England in 1907 having studied at Berlin University. He attended the Hildesheimer Seminary and subsequently graduated with a...

2/13/2008 1/27/2014

Joseph Ezekiel יוסף יחזקאל Massel MP (1850 - 1912)

"יוסף יחזקאל מזל"

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...

3/16/2011 1/7/2014

Rabbi Shmuel Yitzchak Hillman (1868 – June 1953) was an Orthodox Jewish Talmudic scholar Dayan. He was born in Kovno, a descendant of Rabbi Shmuel Hillman (Helman), the Av Beth Din of Metz, who is ment...

4/23/2008 1/7/2014

Moses Angel MP (1819 - 1898)

"Angel Moses"

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 single mos...

5/4/2010 7/13/2013

Rabbi Eli Cashdan MP (1905 - 1998)

Eli Cashdan (in Hebrew יהודה (בר יוסף דב) כשד"ן, in Yiddish יודל כשדן or Yiddle) 1 June 1905 – 14 November 1998) was a rabbi in the UK. He was a chaplain in the Royal Air Force during World War II, a s...

4/20/2010 5/16/2013

Rev. Benjamin Yates MP (1751 - 1798)

1/9/2010 3/29/2013

R' Hanoch Dov Padwa, A.B.D. Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations MP (1908 - 2000)

"R' Hanoch Dov Padwa", "Chanoch Dov Tauber"

Rabbi Chanoch Padwa Obituary, UK Telegraph 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 to...

7/18/2010 3/12/2013

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...

9/4/2007 3/11/2013

Philip (Uri) Abraham MP (1729 - 1848)

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

5/25/2011 3/8/2012

Aaron Uri Phoebus Hart MP (1670 - 1756)

"Chief Rabbi Aaron Uri Phoebus Hart רבי אהרן אורי פײבוש הרט", "Uri Phoebus"

Chief Rabbi Aaron Uri Phoebus Hart (Hebrew: רבי אהרן אורי פײבוש הרט‎; 1670, Breslau - 1756, London) was the first chief rabbi of the United Kingdom and the rabbi of the Great Synagogue of London from 1...

5/21/2009 2/19/2012

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 he was ...

2/13/2012 2/13/2012

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 later settled in t...

9/13/2007 11/2/2011

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 ...

9/6/2007 7/14/2011

Dayan Berel Berkovits MP (1949 - 2005)

"Hebrew name: Avrohom Dov"

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...

5/10/2008 5/28/2011

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...

10/21/2007 4/23/2011

Menasseh ben Yossef ben Israel MP (1604 - 1657)

"Manoel Dias Soeiro", "Menasheh ben Yossef ben Yisrael", "MB"Y"

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...

1/26/2010 3/15/2011

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. Solomon...

10/21/2007 1/5/2011

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...

8/8/2007 1/5/2011

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 (born 1887, Reading, Berkshi...

4/14/2010 1/5/2011

Michael Friedländer MP (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 the Perplexed, w...

4/28/2009 1/5/2011

2/7/2009 1/4/2011

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 Sheriff of th...

2/7/2009 1/4/2011

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

"Natty", "Nathan Mayer Lord Rothschild"

Nathan Mayer Rothschild , 1st Baron Rothschild , Baron de Rothschild GCVO PC was a British banker and politician from the international Rothschild financial dynasty. =================================...

2/7/2009 1/4/2011

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, [using a H...

2/7/2009 1/4/2011

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 in gov...

8/23/2008 1/4/2011

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,...

11/19/2007 1/4/2011

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

6/17/2007 1/4/2011

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 Encyclopædi...

6/2/2010 1/4/2011

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...

7/9/2008 1/4/2011

Dr and Rabbi Solomon Hershel Herschel Lewin MP (1762 - 1842)

"Shlomo Hirschel Lewin Berliner", "Solomon Hershell Lewin", "Solomon Hirschel Lewin"

Portrait can be found in London's National Portrait Gallery. Rabbi Solomon Hirschell (12 February 1762, London – 31 October 1842, London) was the Chief Rabbi of Great Britain, 1802-42. He is best rem...

6/28/2007 1/4/2011

Chief Rabbi David Tevele Schiff (Hebrew: דוד טעבלי שיף‎; died December 17, 1791) was the chief rabbi of the United Kingdom and the rabbi of the Great Synagogue of London from 1765 until his death. ...

2/7/2009 1/4/2011

Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Heschel Berlin Loewenstamm, (Rabbi Hart Lion) MP (1721 - 1800)

"Zvi Hirsch Berlin", "Hirschel Levin", "Rabbi Hart Lion", ""Rabbi Hart Lion"", "Reveren Hart /Lyon/", "Rabbi Hart Lyon"

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...

6/28/2007 1/4/2011

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...

2/1/2009 1/4/2011