MBE for man who helped keep Bradford shul alive

THE great-grandson of the founding rabbi of the Bradford Synagogue has been made an MBE.

Richard Stroud, 73, is the fourth generation of his family to be involved with the synagogue, which opened in 1873.

His great-grandfather, Rabbi Dr Joseph Stroud, moved to Bradford in 1870 at the request of the mainlyGerman immigrants who wanted to open a synagogue.

This became the first Reform synagogue outside London.

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