Rudi Leavor

Rudi Leavor came to Bradford with his parents and younger sister Winnie as a refugee from Nazi Germany in 1937 aged 11,  having been raised in Berlin. He spent his career as a dentist having a successful practice in Heckmondwike, near Batley. He was made President and Chairman of the Bradford Synagogue in 1975, and with the help of the local Muslim community, he led the restoration of the Grade II listed Bradford Reform Synagogue.