|Full name||Eliezer Adler|
|Main work||real estate|
|Died||January 16, 1949
|Father||Yehuda Yona Haas|
|Wife||Sarah (Rosenthal) Adler|
|Children||Esther (Heilpern) 1889-1969,Judah Jonah (1891-1967),Akiva Moshe (1893-1934), Chaya Chana (Reich)(1895-1972), Benjamin Bennet-Alder (1897-1979), Dresie (Rottenberg)(1903-1998),Frieda (Halpern)(1906-2000)|
He moved to Newcastle upon Tyne and when his mother died, he needed a minyan (quorum) for memorial services. Being that the Newcastle synagogues were not up to his religious standard, Eliezer crossed the bridge to Gateshead for religious services. This eventually led to the establishment of the "Shomrei Shabbos" synagogue in 1887, the cheder (school) in 1912, Gateshead Talmudical College 1929, Gateshead Kollel in 1941, The Jewish Teachers Training College for Girls in 1944.
"Eliezer Adler, scion of a distinguished family in Stanislaw, Galicia. He was to become the most prominent figure in the infant community, for he possessed a forceful personality, and a flair for organization. With his arrival "Jewish Gateshead" began to expand".
Eliezer Adler died on January 16, 1949 (15th of Tevet) while living with his daughter in Manchester and is buried in the local Jewish Rainsough cemetery in Manchester.
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