ברוך דיין האמת
It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved
Emeritus Spiritual Head of the Spanish & Portuguese Community
Rabbi Dr Abraham Levy OBE zt’l
Harab Ribbi Abraham de Yitzhak HaLevy
הרב רבי אברהם די יצחק הלוי זצ’ל
On Shabbat 24th December 2022, Rosh Hodesh Tevet, 6th Day Hanukkah 5783
Rabbi Levy served the community for over 50 years both as rabbi of Lauderdale Road synagogue and the Spiritual Leader of the Spanish & Portuguese Congregation in the United Kingdom.
Rabbi Levy was dedicated to Sephardi Jewry and wider Anglo Jewry.
He was also the founder and Honorary Principal of Naima Jewish Primary School, a Trustee of the Montefiore Endowment and Honorary Principal of it’s Kollel. At one time an Ecclesiastical authority for the Board of Deputies, Rabbi Levy held many positions across the Jewish community.
Rabbi Levy was awarded his OBE for inter faith relations and was widely respected by all denominations.
The Kahal mourn the passing of a most distinguished and influential personality who will be sorely missed. Yehi Zichro Baruch
We send our deepest condolences to his son Julian, brother, Hayim Levy, sister Loli Berisch. his daughter in law, Sian and grandchildren Avi, Jamie, Rachel and Daniel,
Tizku LeShanim Rabot – Muchos anyos y vida larga
Wishing all the family many years free from any further sorrow