Rabbinical Profiles(1)

Surnames D & E

Rabbi Mark Daniels

Rabbi Daniels served as minister of Bristol Hebrew Congregation (2014-c.2016). (congregation's website.)

Rabbi Steven Dansky

Rabbi Dansky studied at the Ateres Yisrael Yeshiva in Jerusalem, was awarded a BA (Hons) in Psychology and a MA in Organisational Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, and received rabbinic semicha following study at the Kollel of the Judith Lady Montefiore College. In 2019, he was appointed senior rabbi of of the recently merged Cranbrook United Synagogue, London (2019 to prsent - April 2020). (Cranbrook United Synagogue website.)

Rev. Hyman Davies

Rev. Davies served as reader (chazan) of the Hull Western Synagogue from about 1952 until about 1985. (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi Moshe Davis

Rabbi Davis has served as rabbi of the Ahavas Torah Congregation, Edgware, London from at least March 2018 until the present (May 2020). (Uniquely Edgware website.)

Rev. A. Dee

Rev. Dee served as reader of Blackpool United Hebrew Congregation (c.1966-c.1976). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi Leo Dee

Rabbi Dee (m. Lucy) served as assistant minister of Hendon Synagogue, London (2009-2011) and minister of Radlett United Synagogue, Hertfordshire (2011-2014), following which he returned to Israel. (Press reports and Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi Eli Denderowicz

Rabbi Denderowicz has served as part-time minister at the Hull Hebrew Congregation from 2019 until the present (April 2020). (Hull Hebrew Congregation's website.)

Rev. D.I. Devons

Rev. Devons served as minister of York Synagogue from about 1903 until about 1909. (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Mr. E. de Winter

Mr. de Winter served as first reader and chazan of South Hackney Synagogue, now the Hackney & East London Synagogue (1881-c.1883). (The History of Hackney Synagogue appearing in its 50th Jubilee Commemorative Booklet.)

Rev. A. Domb

Rev. Domb was second reader for the Belfast Hebrew Congregation (c.1946-c.1948). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. Isaac (or M.) Domnitz
(15 Mar 1881 - 18 Oct 1942)

Minsk-born Rev. Domnitz (m. Sophia nee Pearlman also from Minsk), after arriving in Britain, initially served a number of Jewish congregations in south Wales, including Tonypandy Synagogue (reader c.1907), Abertillery Hebrew Congregation (teacher, shochet and reader from 1908), Bridgend Synagogue (minister c.1910-c.1912) and Aberdare Synagogue (minister c.1912-c.1914). He later moved to England and was appointed minister of Stockton-on-Tees Synagogue, (c.1915). Subsequently Rev. Domnitz moved to what is now Northern Ireland and was appointed minister to Londonderry Hebrew Congregation (c.1917-c.1933) becoming its longest-serving minister. He was the father of Myer Domnitz who was headmaster of Amhurst Park Day School, London, an educationalist and pioneer of inter-group relations. Rev Domnitz died in Stoke Newington, London. (Various Jewish Chronicle reports, Jewish Year Book listings and Jewish Chronicle obituary 23 October 1942.)

Rev. M.J. Dubiner

Rev. Dubiner served as reader (chazan) of Bayswater Synagogue, London (c.1963-c.1967), Cricklewood Synagogue, London (c.1977-c.1979) and Central Synagogue, London (c.1993-c.1994) - presumed all the same person. (Jewish Year Book listings)

Rev. Duboff

Rabbi Duboff, served as the chazan Edgware Adath Yisroel ongregation, London, from at least 1941 until 1954. (History of the Edgware Adath Yisroel Congregation on its website.)

Rabbi Michael Duschinsky

Rabbi Duschinsky served as minister of the Belfast Hebrew Congregation (1977-1979). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. J. Edelstein

Rev. Edelstein served as minister and shochet of the Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation (c.1930-c.1933). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi Dr. (Jona) Ernst Ehrenstreu
(12 May 1896 - 11 Nov 1981)

Munich-born Rabbi Ehrenstreu (also referred to a Ernest (Jona) Ehrenstreu), served as rav and Av Beth Din of Munich and district (1927-1939) befoe escaping to Britain. He was the interned by the British authorities in the early 1940s and sent to Australia. In Australia, he served as rav of Beth David Congregation, Carlton, Melbourne ((1942-1943) and Machzikai Tatorah, St. Kilda, Melbourne ( 1943-1947) and was a member of the Melbourne Beth Din (1943-1947). He returned to Britain and became founder and rav of Adath Yeshurun Synagogue, Golders Green, London (1947-1970) and then of Kehal Adath Yeshurun, Golders Green (1970-1981). (Jewish Year Book Who's Who entry.)

Rev. S. Ehrenstreu

Rev. Ehrenstreu served as minister and secretary of Adath Yeshurun Synagogue, Golders Green, London (c.1948-c.1956). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi J. Ehrenstrew

Rev. Ehrenstrew served as minister of Chesham Hebrew Congregation, Buckinghamshire, during the mid 1940s. It is possible that he may be Rabbi Dr. (Jona) Ernst Ehrenstreu, although the dates are difficult to reconcile as, according to other sources, he was in Australia from 1942 and did not return to Britain until 1947. (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi Dr. Arnost Zvi Ehrman
(22 Apr 1914 - Dec 1976)

Rabbi Dr. Ehrman was born in Kralovsky-Chlmec, Slovakia, and studied at Yeshivot in Kleinwardein, Hungary, and Baden, Germany and then at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He came to Britain after World War II and obtained semicha from Jews' College, London, in 1947. He then moved to Israel, where he qualified as a lawyer. He later served as minister of Nairobi Hebrew Congregation, Kenya (1953-59), Bristol Hebrew Congregation (1959-61), Streatham District Synagogue (1970-76) and Watford Affiliated Synagogue (1976). (Jewish Year Book listings and Who's Who.)

Rev. Abraham H. Eisenberg

Polish-born Rev. Eisenberg served as minister of Bristol Hebrew Congregation from 1880 to 1883 and then joined the breakaway congregation, Bristol Bridge Street Hebrew Congregation, serving as its minister from 1893 until 1896. He subsequent served again as minister of Bristol Hebrew Congregation (1897-1902). (Jews in Bristol by J. Samuel, 1997.)

Rev. Sidney Ellis

Rev. Ellis served as reader, secretary and Hebrew Class teacher of Watford and Bushey Hebrew Congregation, Hertfordshire from 1918 until an unknown date. (Jewish Chronicle press reports.)

Rabbi Getzel Ellison

Rabbi Ellis, who came from Gateshead, had served as youth rabbi at Golders Green Beth Hamedrash ("Munk's), London before his appointments as rabbi of the Yeshurun Synagogue, Edgware, London (1958-1964). (History of the Edgware Adath Yisroel Congregation, on the congregation's website, p.37.)

Rev. Michael Engelman

Rev. Engelman served as minister, reader and secretary of Becontree & District Associate Synagogue, London (c.1935-c.1938). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. Aron Engelmeyer

Rev. Aron Engelmeyer served as minister of the Belfast Hebrew Congregation (1997-2002). (Research by Steven Jaffe.)

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  1. Additional biographical information may be found in the source or sources shown in parenthesis following each profile. These were also the primary, but not necessarily the sole, source of the data provided in the profile.

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