Jewish Chronicle, 9 May 1941
The Rev. S. P. Toperoff,
of Sunderland, addressed the Jewish residents of Bishop Auckland (Durham) and neighbouring districts recently,
and, following his address, working committees for social and religious activities were organised. Services are going to be held regularly on Saturday mornings.
Mr. Leo Lewin is Honorary Life President of the Congregation: Mr. A. Friede. President; Mr. A. Snipper, Treasurer;
Mr. K. Lewin, Trustee; and Mr. P. King, Secretary (11, John Street,
Eldon Lane, where all communications should be addressed).
Jewish Chronicle, 1 May 1942
BISHOP AUCKLAND - At a meeting of the Congregation held at the Lightfoot
Institute last week, the following were elected: Messrs. A. Friede, President;
S. Cooper, Hon. Secretary and Treasurer; and H. Goodstone, H. Abrahams, and S.
Jewish Chronicle, 8 October 1943
BISHOP AUCKLAND - At the annual meeting of the Congregation, held in the Lightfoot Institute, the following were elected: Messrs. A. Friede, President; S. Cooper, Secretary; and H. Goodstone
and S. Abrahams, Committee.
Jewish Chronicle, 21 June 1946
BISHOP AUCKLAND CEMETERY CONSECRATED
The Jewish Cemetery at Bishop Auckland was consecrated recently by
Rabbi E. S. Rabinowitz, of Newcastle,
and the Rev. G. Wulwik(sic), of Middlesbrough.
Among those who attended were members of the Urban District Council.
The opening ceremony was performed by Mr. L. Lewin and Mr. A. Friede. A service was held later at the Lightfoot Institute, conducted by the
Rev. G. Wulwik. Rabbi Rabinowitz addressed the gathering and appealed for funds for the Joel Intract
Memorial Home for Aged Jews.
Presiding at a tea held afterwards, Mr. Rabin,
President of the Congregation, thanked the Chairman and members of the Urban District Council
for attending. In his reply, Councillor Proudfoot,
the Chairman, said the people of Bishop Auckland
were grateful to the local Jewish Community for
the prosperity and work they had brought to the
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