Cardiff United Synagogue held a farewell Shabbat service and kiddush for Rabbi Mordechai Wollenberg, who is moving on to Liverpool's Childwall congregation.
Presentations to the rabbi and his wife Blima were made by the synagogue council, education committee, cheder children and the Israel Information Centre. Israel's honorary consul for Wales, Philip Kaye, was among the 80 people at the service.
Rabbi Wollenberg served the synagogue for eight years. He said he was proud to have been part of an active congregation and hoped to keep in touch with the many friends his family had made.