Hull Old Hebrew Synagogue – the Lord Mayor’s Service, 1972 Kingston upon Hull, England.

LordMayorHull01This is an interesting Order of Service. Dr. Lionel Rosen was the newly elected Lord Mayor of the City of Hull.  He was a lawyer, and a Labour member of the City Council for over 25 years. He had been Sheriff of Hull in 1951-52, and was the fourth Jew to be Lord Mayor of the City.

The Rabbi, Chaim Joshua Cooper, who had previously been at Catford Synagoogue (1937-45) and Kingsbury District Synagogue in London  (1951-57) and Adelaide, Australia (1958-59), had been appointed by the Lord Mayor to be his Chaplain.


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