|Title||Chief rabbi of Great Britain|
David Tevele Schiff
|Died||December 17, 1791|
|Synagogue||Great Synagogue of London|
Chief Rabbi David Tevele Schiff (Hebrew: ) (died December 17, 1791; or, in the Hebrew calendar, 26 Kislev 5551) was the chief rabbi of Great Britain and the rabbi of the Great Synagogue of London from 1765 until his death.
Rabbi Schiff was a disciple of Rabbi Jacob Joshua Falk, author of the Classic Commentary on the Talmud "Pene Yehoshua". He was a contemporary of Rabbi Yechezkel Landau, Prague's Chief Rabbi and author of the fundamental Responsae "Noda B'Yhuda". His most famous disciple was the holy Rabbi Nosson Adler of Frankfurt-am-Main, famous for his Kabbalistic teachings.
Rabbi Schiff's resting place is at Britain's first Ashkenazic cemetery since the expulsion of Jewry in medieval times. It is situated at 27 Alderney Road, London E1 4EG, in London's East End.