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Rabbinical Profiles(1)
Orthodox

Surnames F

Rev. M.I. Fabritz

Rev. Fabritz served as reader of Norwich Hebrew Congregation, for over twenty years, and of South Shields Synagogue (1950-1951) and as minister of Darlington Hebrew Congregation (1951-1959). (Jewish Year Book listings and Jewish Chronicle report.)

Rev. J.N. Fagan

Rev. Fagan served as chazan (cantor) of Edgware Synagogue, London, from about 1945 to about 1966 (the position being temporary until about 1947). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. P.C.E. Faigenblum

Rev. Faigenblum served as first reader of Leazes Park Road Synagogue, Newcastle (1946-c.1948) and as reader of Willesden Synagogue, London (c.1948-c.1959) and Cricklewood Synagogue, London (c.1959-c.1976). (Jewish Year Book listings)

Rev. David Fay

Rev. Fay's first ministry was at Hull Old Hebrew Congregation, where he served as preacher and headmaster. He then served as minister of Bristol Synagogue (1880-1884) and minister and secretary of the Central Synagogue, London (mid-1880s to c.1902) (Jews in Bristol by J. Samuel, 1997, p91 and Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi Elchonon Feldman

New York born Rabbi Feldman, BA, (m. Jacqueline) received semicha in Israel in 2011. He and rebbetzen Jacqueline served as the rabbinic couple at Belmont Synagogue, London (c.2011-2016) and Bushey United Synagogue, Hertfordshire (2016 to present - July 2020). (Jewish Year Book listings and profile on Bushey Synagogue website.)

Rabbi Chaim I. Feldman
(1932 - 25-Feb-2020)

Llanelli-born Rabbi Feldman studied and received semicha at Gateshead Yeshiva and continued his learning with a number of learned rabbis in Israel. He returned to Britain to continue studying at Gateshead Kollel and in 1963 he joined the Golders Green Beth Hamedrash (Munk's Shul), London, as assistant rabbi, becoming its rav in 1968 unti his retirement in about 2007. (Hamodia online obituary 27 February 2020.)

Rabbi Daniel Fine

Rabbi Fine (m. Janine) served as assistant rabbi at Stanmore and Canons Park District Synagogue, London (2016 to present - June 2020). (Congregation's website.)

Rev. B. Fink

Rev. Edelstein served as minister and shochet of the Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation (c.1935-c.1936). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi Yaacov Finn

Israel-born Rabbi Finn grew up in Borehamwood and studied at Netiv Aryeh Yeshiva in Jerusalem, UCL (earning a degree in Psychology), Montefiore College (awarded semicha) and UCL and Kings College London (an MSc in Health Psychology). He served as interim minister of Shenley Synagogue, Hertfordshire, during his training as a rabbi and subsequently was appointed as assistant (part-time) minister of Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue (BES), Hertfordshire, (2013 to present (June 2020). Rabbi Chapper's profile on BES's website.)

Rev. E. Fisher

Rev. Fisher was reader for the Belfast Hebrew Congregation (c.1948-c.1950). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. Dan Fleishman
See under Rev. Dan Levy.

Rev. Samuel Frampton (formerly Rev. Samuel Friedeberg)
(1862 - 9 July 1943)

Rev. Frampton, B.A., was born in Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, and trained for the Jewish ministry at Aria College, Portsea. In 1916 he changed his surname from Friedeberg to Frampton. He served as minister of the Newcastle United Hebrew Congregation (generally known as Leazes Park Road Synagogue) (1886-1891), whilst at the same time studying for an external degree from the University of London. Subsequently he served as minister of Liverpool Old Hebrew Congregation (Princes Road Synagogue) (1891-1932). ("Who's Who" entries and listings in Jewish Year Books and Palgrave Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish History (2011) by W. Rubinstein and M.A. Jolles, pp.288/9.)

Rev. M. Frank

Rev. Frank served as minister of the Darlington Hebrew Congregation in and abiut 1914. (Jewish Chronicle press report.)

B. Frankel

B. Franlkel served as minister of La Synagogue Française de Londres (from at least 1991 until at about 1994). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. J. Frankenthal

Rev. Frankenthal served as reader of the Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation (c.1914-c.1924). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. S. Franklin

Rev. Franklin served as first reader of Leazes Park Road Synagogue, Newcastle (1906-c.1923). (Jewish Year Book listings and The Jewish Communities of North-East England by Lewis Olsover (1980), p.204.)

Rev. A. Freedman

A Rev. A. Freedman served as reader (chazan) of Bristol Hebrew Congregation (1944-1955) and as minister of the Darlington Hebrew Congregation (1958-1969), and it is believed that these were the same person. (Jews in Bristol by J. Samuel, 1997, Jewish Chronicle press report and Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. D.A. Freedman

Rev. Freedman served as minister of the Belmont Synagogue, London from about 1973 until about 1988. (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. H. Freedman

Rev. Freedman served as minister of Londonderry Hebrew Congregation, Northern Ireland (c.1933-c.1946) and as reader for the Belfast Hebrew Congregation (c.1955-c.1957). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. M. Freedman

Rev. Freedman served as a minister of Limerick Synagogue (c.1920-c.1932) (Jewish Year Book listings)

Rev. Joshua Freedberg

Rev. Freedberg served as reader of the Hull Western Synagogue from July 1928 until about 1967. (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. J.L. Freilich

Rev. Freilich served as chazan (cantor) at Stanmore and Canons Park District Synagogue, London (c.1967-c.1972). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rev. Samuel Friedeberg
See under Rev. Samuel Frampton.

Rev. M. Fried

Rev. Fried served as Reader (chazan) of Finchley District Synagogue, London (c.1937-1939). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi A. Friedman

Rabbi Cutler served as rabbi of Kol Yaacov Beth Hamedrash, Edgware, London (c.2001-c.2009). (Jewish Year Book listings.)

Rabbi Meyer Frydman
(27 Dec 1909 - 29 Sep 1994)

Rabbi Frydman (m. Gertrude (Gertie) nee Frumkin, 1939) was born in Chechnowitzh, Poland. He served as minister of the Seven Sisters Road Hebrew Congregation, London (often referred to as the "Frumkin Shul") from at least 1945 to about 1975 and held a number of senior executive positions with the Federation of Synagogues and the Mizrahi Federation. (Jewish Year Book listings and press reports.)


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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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