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Goldberg, Rabbi David Julian locked

OBE 2004

Born 25 Feb. 1939; s of Rabbi Dr Percy Selvin Goldberg and Frimette Goldberg; m 1969, Carole-Ann Marks; one s one d ; died 30 April 2019

Senior Rabbi, Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London, 1986–2004, then Emeritus Rabbi


Lincoln Coll., Oxford (MA); Trinity Coll., Dublin; Leo Baeck Coll., London


Rabbinic ordination, 1971; Rabbi, Wembley and Dist Liberal Synagogue, 1971–75; Associate Rabbi, Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London, 1975–86. Hon. DD Manchester, 1999


(with John D. Rayner) The Jewish People: their history and their religion, 1987; To the Promised Land: a history of Zionist thought, 1996; The Divided Self: Israel and the Jewish psyche today, 2006; This is not the Way: Jews, Judaism and Israel, 2012; The Story of the Jews, 2013


music, opera, travel, walking, cricket, theatre


c/o Liberal Jewish Synagogue, 28 St John’s Wood Road NW8 7HA