Anglo-Jewish Causes Celebres:

I should like, at the outset, to pay a word of personal tribute to the woman in whose name this lectureship was established. Lady Magnus is one of the bright recollections of my boyhood. I was brought up on her Outlines of Jewish History and Jewish Portraits. And when I was a little older and came to know her personally she encouraged me, as she encouraged any young man or woman with literary interests, to write. She would have revelled herself in these stories of the morals and manners of the past centuries, with their touch of scandal. She would have made the musty records live, because both with her tongue and with her pen she had an unfailing liveliness.

The suggestion for this lecture was made by Dr. Roth, who said that it might be interesting to treat from the lawyer’s outlook a selection of cases concerning Jews which

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