Past Leadership

Our Team

Roll Call of Rabbis

Make yourself a teacher; acquire a friend; and judge every person favourably.

– Rabbi Yehoshua ben Perachiah, Pirkei Avot 1:6

  • Rabbi Dr Herman Sanger OBE
  • Rabbi Dr John Levi AM PhD
  • Rev Claude Schwarz
  • Rabbi Stuart Lasher
  • Rabbi Brian D Fox
  • Rabbi Dr Tennen
  • Rev Eric Cahn
  • Rabbi John Cooper
  • Rabbi Harold Vallins
  • Rabbi Brian Michelson
  • Rabbi Linda Joseph
  • Rabbi Aviva Kipen
  • Rabbi Gersh Lazarow
  • Rabbi Allison RH Conyer

Roll Call of Presidents

We must not appoint a leader over the community without first consulting the people.

Talmud Berakot 55a

  • Joe Abraham - 1953-1955
  • Joe Shilkin - 1955-1957
  • Joe Abraham - 1957-1961
  • Monty Kirkwood - 1961-1967
  • Joe Abraham - 1967-1969
  • Fred Mote - 1969-1972
  • Bob Freidin - 1972-1975
  • Paul Bridgeman - 1975-1978
  • Marc Arippol - 1978-1980
  • Dev Norman - 1980-1983
  • Morrie James - 1983-1985
  • Michael Crawcour - 1985-1987
  • David Bloom - 1987-1990
  • Eva Stupel - 1990-1991
  • Sandra Katz - 1991-1992
  • Monty Kirkwood - 1992
  • Jack Mendelson - 1992-1994
  • Harry Harris - 1994-1997
  • Phillip Coleman - 1997-2000
  • Frank Moore - 2000-2007
  • David Green - 2007-2009
  • Frank Moore - 2009-2015
  • Maureen Barten - 2015-2020
  • Pam Spiegel - 2020-