Introducing the new edition of Jewish Historical Studies: Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England

Those familiar with Jewish Historical Studies : Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England – commonly known as Transactions – will notice that this issue is different from those preceding it. The opening page lists an editor, myself, a contributing editor, Jeremy Schonfield, and an Inaugural Editorial Board. This might seem quite ordinary. But it represents a depar- ture from the way Transactions has operated in the past – a change signalling both a new beginning and a commitment to sustain and nurture the Jewish Historical Society of England (JHSE), founded in 1893, and its organ, Transactions , which first appeared in 1893-4.

Of course the novelty of a named editor and editorial board on the mast- head does not mean that earlier issues were “unedited”. The list of “Society officers and council”, typically at the back of Transactions , includes an “Editor of Publications”. Jeremy Schonfield has served

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