Ohel Leah Synagogue’s Spiritual Leaders Over the Years

Ohel Leah Synagogue in the 1980s
Ohel Leah Synagogue in 1989 (courtesy of the Hong Kong Public Library)
YearsLeader
1868 – 1868Max Wolff (reverend)
1906 – 1920Eliyahu Yitzhak Hazan Hacham (cantor)
1920 – 1930Isaac Ezra Elias (cantor)
1926 – 1961Raymond Eleazer (rabbi)
August 1961 – late 1962Joir Adler (reverend – Orthodox)
April 1963 – November 1963Ferdinand Myron Isserman (rabbi – Reform)
February 1964 – late 1973David Benhayon (reverend, later rabbi)
January 1974 – mid 1977Solomon (Shlomo) Truzman (reverend, later rabbi)
April 1978 – late 1984David Hirshberg (reverend)
September 1985 – August 1986Mordechai Avtzon (rabbi – Chabad)
September 1986 – April 1990Meyer Bensoussan (rabbi – Orthodox)
April 1990 – June 1993Benzion Lapian (rabbi – Orthodox)
July 1993 – June 1997Shmuel Lopin (rabbi – Orthodox)
September 1997 – June 2003Yaakov Kermaier (rabbi – Orthodox)
September 2003 – November 2005David Zadok (rabbi – Orthodox)
November 2005 – October 2006Edward Jackson (rabbi – Orthodox)
October 2006 – February 2010Martin van den Bergh (rabbi – Orthodox)
March 2010 – October 2010Edward Jackson (rabbi – Orthodox)
October 2010 – presentAsher Oser (rabbi – Orthodox)