From the Archives: Manchester, 5712

By staff brings you a vintage photo from way back in 5712/1952. It features several well-known shluchim and chassidim learning at the yeshiva in Manchester, England, posing with the talmidim and staff of the yeshiva.

The rosh yeshiva was Rav Yehuda Zev Segal, with elder chossid Reb Yitzchok Dubov a maggid shiur and mashpia there.

In the first row: Seated second from left is Reb Shmuel Dovid Gurkov, a”h, and first from right is his brother Reb Sholom Ber Gurkov of Montreal.

In the second row: Standing second from right is Reb Avremel Shemtov, shliach in Philadelphia and Aguch chairman. Standing, second from left, is Reb Berel Futerfas, today in Crown Heights.

In the top row: Standing, top row, third from right is Reb Faivish Vogel, shliach in London, England.

Rav Yitzchok Dubov is seated third from right, with Rav Segal to his right.

Can you identify any more of them?

Photo courtesy of Rabbi P. Dunner.

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