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The Peace Banquet

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND. The Peace Banquet. A large gathering, representative of all sections of the community, assembled ...
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DR. JOSEPH JACOBS. MEMORIAL MEETING, 129-152, ii

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MEMORIAL MEETING. A meeting of the Society was held at the Mocatta Library on Tuesday, February 22, at eight o'clock. ...
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Solomon ben Joseph Buzaglo

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Abrahams' MS. No. XII, now in the custody of the Spanish and Portuguese Community at Bevis Marks, is a volume ...
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NOTES ON SOME CONTEMPORARY REFERENCES TO DR. FALK, THE BAAL SHEM OF LONDON, IN THE RAINSFORD MSS. AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
In the course of a recent examination of the Rainsford MSS. at the British Museum I came across several references ...
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JACOB KIMCHI AND SHALOM BUZAGLO

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I. The greater part of the eighteenth century was comparatively uneventful as far as the inner life of the Anglo-Jewish ...
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ISAAC ABENDANA’S CAMBRIDGE MISHNAH AND OXFORD CALENDARS

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
To Isaac Abendana belongs the credit of making the earliest extant Latin translation of the whole of the Mishnah. This ...
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Church and Synagogue in the Middle Ages

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The conventional picture of the relations between Christians and Jews in the Middle Ages is dominated by the immense disparity ...
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Levi Barent Cohen and some of his descendants

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
When I was informed by Mr. Hyamson that your Society had done me the honour of inviting me to become ...
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LORD GEORGE GORDON’S CONVERSION TO JUDAISM

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Lord George Gordon was born on the 26th of December 1751, in Upper Grosvenor Street, London. He was a younger ...
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War and Jewish History

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
It is but a truism to say that Jewish history fits itself into several compartments that at a superficial glance ...
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RECORDS OF MSS. AND DOCUMENTS POSSESSED BY THE JEWS IN ENGLAND BEFORE THE EXPULSION

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
I should like to begin by offering congratulations to my predecessor, Mr. Elkan N. Adler, whose second term has been ...
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THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND. 1907-1908.

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
President The Rev. S. Levy, M.A. Former Presidents. Lucien Wolf, Esq., 1893-1896. The Very Rev. Dr. H. Adler, Chief Rabbi, ...
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THE PURCHASE OF HEBREW BOOKS BY THE ENGLISH PARLIAMENT IN 1647

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
Eastern studies were occupying the minds of several famous English? men in the first half of the seventeenth century, and ...
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THE QUESTION WHETHER A JEW CAN BE LORD CHANCELLOR OF ENGLAND

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
The question whether a Jew can hold the office of Lord High Chancellor of England has recently been raised. I ...
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THE RECORDS OF EXCHEQUER RECEIPTS FROM THE ENGLISH JEWRY

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I. Introduction. The study of the medieval history of the Jews in England is a pleasantly compact one. It is ...
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THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND.

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1. The name of the Society shall be The Jewish Historical Society of England. 2. The objects of the Society ...
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Israel Zangwill, 1864-1926.

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Address delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of England, October 26, 1926. In the ordinary course ...
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Henry Straus Quixano Henriques, K.C, 1866-1925.

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
Henry Henriques, who passed away a month after Israel Abrahams, was, like him, of mixed Sephardi and Ashkenazi descent. His ...
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THE HEBREW TREASURES OF ENGLAND. PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
The duty which now devolves upon me of delivering to you a Presidential Address for the second time is a ...
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BYE-LAWS

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1. The Honorary Secretaries are ex-officto Members of all Com? mittees and Sub-Committees, and shall keep Minute-books of the proceedings ...
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I. A., 1858-1925.

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It is a sad privilege to be allowed to write a short " necrology " of my dear friend and ...
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LAWS.

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Name. 1. The name of the Society shall be The Jewish Historical Society of England. 2. The objects of the ...
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THE AMERICAN CELEBRATION

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AMERICAN COMMEMORATION MEDAL, BY ISIDORE KONTI THE AMERICAN CELEBRATION In November 1905 the Jews of America celebrated the 250th anniversary ...
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Sir Isidore Spielmann, 1854-1925.

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In the Report of the Anglo-Jewish Historical Exhibition, which was held in London in 1887, appears the following passage : ...
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THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

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LAWS. 1. The name of the Society shall be The Jewish Historical Society of England. 2. The objects of the ...
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Nina Salaman, 1877-1925.

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The inclusion, in the Transactions, of an official obituary of Nina Salaman needs no justification, even on the grounds of ...
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ORIGIN OF THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
Our Society meets to-night for the nineteenth time to inaugurate a new session. It is the fifth time that, by ...
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“JOSIPPON” IN ENGLAND

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
However much the Sepher J osippon may have been derided by the critics of a former generation as a clumsy ...
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THE DEACON AND THE JEWESS; OR, APOSTASY AT COMMON LAW

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
In the year 1222, Archbishop Stephen Langton held at Oxford a provincial council, and of this council one result was ...
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JEWISH PIONEERS OF SOUTH AFRICA

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The history of South Africa was, up to recent times, little known to the world at large. Discovered?from the European ...
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Leone da Modena and England.

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The name of Leone da Modena conjures up one of the most fascinating personalities of Italian Jewish history. Infant prodigy ...
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RICHARD CUMBERLAND CENTENARY MEMORIAL PAPER

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RICHARD CUMBERLAND from the portrait by Romney I. In the year 1785 Mr. Richard Cumberland included in his publication, The ...
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TEXT OF MR. ROBERT GRANT’S BILL, 1830

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
On four occasions the Bill printed below was introduced into the House of Commons. Mr. (afterwards Sir) Robert Grant introduced ...
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Francis Francia-the Jacobite Jew.

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                     Paper read before the Jewish Historical Society of England,                    April 27, 1925 One hour before midnight on January ...
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A NOTE ON SOME ANGLO-JEWISH LAW CASES

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
Some years ago, while drawing up a calendar of leading cases of Jewish interest decided in the American courts of ...
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SOME MS. SIDELIGHTS ON ANGLO-JEWISH EMANCIPATION

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
An important series of letters on Jewish Emancipation, included in the Goldsmid archives, was contributed by Mr. Lionel Abrahams to ...
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A SUPPOSED JEWISH CONSPIRACY IN 1753

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I was spending an afternoon at the Record Office trying to trace the existence of manuscripts relating to the Jewish ...
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SATIRICAL AND POLITICAL PRINTS ON THE JEWS’ NATURALISATION BILL, 1753

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
The impulse to satirise public men or measures in picture is probably as old as satiric verse. The political cartoon ...
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Amy Levy.

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Paper read before the Jewish Historical Society of England, June 22,1926. It is my object, as far as is within ...
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A DUTCH BURIAL-GROUND AND ITS ENGLISH CONNECTIONS

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DISUSED PORTUGUESE CEMETERY, MIDDELBURG, 1911, BEFORE RESTORATION DISUSED PORTUGUESE CEMETERY, MIDDELBURG, RAILED IN AFTER RESTORATION, 1912 When Jews were driven ...
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The Jewish Cemetery at Ballybough in Dublin.

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
The subject of my lecture to you tbis evening is a Jewish cemetery, now disused, situated in a district of ...
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New Light on the Resettlement.

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
The popular imagination which has seized on Menasseh ben Israel as a representative figure of Anglo-Jewry, and on his mission ...
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THE JEWS OF CANTERBURY

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Canterbury claims the proud title of Mother City of the British Empire, as being the spot where the English race ...
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A Jewish Aid to Marry, a.d. 1221.

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Attention was first drawn to the appended document by Mr. Hilary Jenkinson in his paper on " The Records of ...
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Index to Transactions I to XXV, Miscellanies I to X, v-vii, 1-243

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INTRODUCTION Historians have long complained that there is not a cumulative index to the Society's publica? tions. An index covering ...
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Provincial Jewry in Victorian Britain: A Report

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
Some three years ago the Jewish Historical Society discussed the possibilities of sponsoring a conference on Provincial Jewry, the intention ...
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Diplomatic Aspects of the Sephardic Influx from Portugal in the Early Eighteenth Century

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
This year (1976) marks the 275th anniver? sary of the opening in Bevis Marks of the noble synagogue of the ...
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THE WHITEHALL CONFERENCE : CELEBRATION OF THE 250th ANNIVERSARY

TUESDAY, 11TH AUGUST 2015
Under the auspices of the Jewish Historical Society a banquet was given on February 5, 1906, at the Hotel Great ...
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THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND.

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Letter of Alvaro Mendez to Queen Elizabeth, with autograph signature   Jews in Elizabethan England. Presidential Address delivered at Manchester ...
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“THE DEACON AND THE JEWESS.”: PREFATORY NOTE

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Thanks to the generous permission of Messrs. Methuen, it has become possible to include in this volume a reprint of ...
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A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF THE READMISSION OF THE JEWS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Me. Lucien Wolf, in the Introduction to his splendid volume on " Menasseh ben Israel's Mission to Cromwell" (published by ...
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THE JEW BILL OF 1753

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
For a brief period in the middle of the eighteenth century, the Jewish Question became in England the burning topic ...
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THE NORWICH DAY-BOOK.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The Norwich Day-Book is the name given by Jacobs and Wolf, Bibliotheca Anglo-Judaica, xviii., to four rolls preserved in the ...
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THE JEWS OF IRELAND. AN HISTORICAL SKETCH.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The American people, and to a great degree Europeans as well, never associate the Jewish people with the Kingdom of ...
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SOME DEBTS THE WORLD OWES TO THE SPANISH JEWS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
It would be an impertinence for me in the presence of an audience mainly belonging to the Hebrew community, and ...
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AN ENGLISH VOICE ON THE EMANCIPATION OF THE JEWS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
For many years I have been interested in the history of the emancipa? tion of the Jews in the various ...
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THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF PORTSMOUTH (1766—1842)

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Though the greater part by far of the " Minute Book of the Portsmouth Hebrew Congregation "?upon the contents of ...
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CALENDARS OF THE COACHING DAYS.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
have to introduce to the notice of the Society a series of pocket calendars, printed partly in Yiddish and partly ...
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THE DISRAELI FAMILY.1

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
"The resources of political invective seem to become poorer every day," said Lord Beaconsfield to Lord Rowton one day in ...
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JEWISHH ISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

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(i-13) "Transactions," Volumes I?XIII, ^1 11s. 6d. per volume. (Volumes I?IV and VI are out of print.) (14) Lucien Wolf, ...
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THE JUBILEE OF POLITICAL EMANCIPATION. COMMEMORATION DINNER

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Under the auspices of the Jewish Historical Society of England a dinner was held on Monday, November 30, 1908, at ...
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PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. THE SCIENCE OF JEWISH HISTORY

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
It is my agreeable duty to propose the adoption of the Report, and in doing so I will deliver all ...
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Claude Goldsmid Montefiore

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
To be invited to address a learned society of the character and standing of the Jewish Historical Society of England ...
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A NOTE ON THE BODLEIAN BOWL

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
An item in the will of Dr. Richard Rawlinson runs thus : " I give and bequeath to the same ...
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Memorial Addresses IN HONOUR OF PAST PRESIDENTS

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There was profound insight in the old Jewish custom whereby memorial addresses on a departed scholar were delivered, not only ...
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ANGLO-JUDAICA: Description of a Collection of Pamphlets and Books illustrative of the interest in Hebrew Studies and of the Progress of the Jewish cause in Christian England. PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

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PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Delivered by the Rev. Prof. HERMANN GOLLANCZ, D.Lit., on January 28, 1906. I need not dwell at any ...
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A LETTER OF MENASSEH BEN ISRAEL.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The letter which is here edited and translated is a holograph docu? ment written by the famous Menasseh Ben Israel ...
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CRYPTO-JEWS IN THE CANARIES

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Some twenty years ago, wThile investigating the circumstances of the re-settlement of the Jews in this country under the Protectorate, ...
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THE SO-CALLED CONSPIRACY OF DR. RUY LOPEZ

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
For the last twenty years of Elizabeth's reign, and especially after the defeat of the Armada, there existed a powerful ...
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THE BAAL SHEM OF LONDON

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
You have heard of the process of white-washing in so far as it applies to historic criticism. It is a ...
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The Brothers Goldsmid and the Financing of the Napoleonic Wars

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Paper read before the Jewish Historical Society of England, January 17, 1939 One of the most prosperous and happy periods ...
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PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Anglo-Jewish historiography is a branch of the tree of knowledge which has come to a certain stage of maturity within ...
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KING ALFRED AND MOSAIC LAW

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Paper read at University College, London, before the Jewish Historical Society of England, Monday, February 3, 1908. Great literary achievements ...
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ANGLO-JEWISH HISTORIOGRAPHY

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Presidential Address delivered at University College, London, before the Jewish Historical Society of England at the Inaugural Meeting of Session, ...
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Eliakim ben Abraham (Jacob Hart) An Anglo-Jewish Scholar of the Eighteenth Century

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Paper read before the Jewish Historical Society of England, May 24, 1938. The subject of this paper is a man ...
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JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND. 1898—99

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Council-continued. The Rev. M. Joseph. M. E. Lange, Esq., B.A. The Rev. Dr. A. Lowy. Rev. S. Levy, B.A. The ...
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THE LOST TRIBES AND THE RETURN OF THE JEWS TO ENGLAND.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
With the death of Solomon, the short-lived greatness and splendour of his kindgom passed away, and the golden age of ...
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JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND. 1902–1903

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
President Isidore Spielmann, Esq., F.S.A Former Presient Lucien Wolf, Esq., 1893-96. Rev. Dr. H. Adler, Chief Rabbi, 1896-97. Joseph Jacobs, ...
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Pre-Expulsion England in the Responsa

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
It must have been a rash moment when I undertook to read a paper on Pre-Expulsion England in the Responsa ...
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BYE-LAWS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
1. The Honorary Secretaries are ex-officio Members of all Com? mittees or Sub-Committees, and shall keep Minute-books of the proceedings ...
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LAWS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
1. The name of the Society shall be The Jewish Historical Society of England. 2. The objects of the Society ...
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JEWS AND CORONATIONS.

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This Society has a fine sense of the fitness of things and times if not of persons, and it was ...
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DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The following pages contain copies of a few miscellaneous documents referring to the Jews of England in the thirteenth century, ...
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CLIFFORD’S TOWER, YORK

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Among the many memories that cluster round York, none is sadder than the calamity which befel the York Jewry in ...
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THE JEWS OF AMSTERDAM IN 1655. A TRANSCRIPT AND TRANSLATION FROM THE ORIGINAL STATE PAPERS IN THE POSSESSION OF E. N. ADLER

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
King Philip IV.'s Letter to the Council of the Inquisition. Don Esteban de Gamarra mi Embaxador a los Estados Gene- ...
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The Testimony of the London Jewry against theM inisters of Henry III

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Paper read before the Jewish Historical Society of England, June 15, 1937. Henry III believed in the absolute power of ...
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THE JEWISH MONARCH AND QUEEN ELIZABETH

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The following quaint document was placed at my disposal some time back by a visitor to Florence. This proposal of ...
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THE CANTERBURY SYNAGOGUE

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" Jury-lane, the same (I take it) which of old I finde called Little-pet-lane. There was of their houses hereaway ...
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EXTRACTS FROM THE CLOSE ROLLS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The following entries have been derived, by Miss Ada Corcos, B.A., from the "Calendar of the Close Rolls, Edward I., ...
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SIR I. SPIELMANN’S PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS AND ITS SEQUEL

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
On February 9, 1903, Sir (then Mr.) Isidore Spielmann, C.M.G., F.S.A., delivered the following address as President of the Jewish ...
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Literary Connections between Abravanel and England

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Paper read before the Jewish Historical Society of England, May 25, 1937.1 Isaac Abravanel was born in Lisbon, the capital ...
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SOME HISTORICAL NOTES, 1648–1680

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
At the time of the King's trial, that is, at the end of December 1648, certain officers of the army, ...
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STATUS OF THE JEWS IN ENGLAND AFTER THE RE-SETTLEMENT

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The law of nearly every civilised country recognises two forms of status, a political status or national character, in virtue ...
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SIR I. L. GOLDSMID AND THE ADMISSION OF THE JEWS OF ENGLAND TO PARLIAMENT

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The majority of the documents printed below have been selected from two volumes, formerly belonging to the late Sir Julian ...
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LINCOLN—1898

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
It having been decided last year by the Committee of our Society that an examination should be made of the ...
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NOTES ON LEICESTER JEWRY

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
I. Jewry Wall. My interest in Jewry Wall is the result of a recent visit to Leicester, and the short ...
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THE JEWRY OF THE RESTORATION. 1660-1664

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
[This paper, read before the Society on March 1, 1902, was prepared with a view to examining the theory recently ...
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Early Anglo-Jewish Artists

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
It is not my intention in the course of this paper to embark on any ephemeral discussion on Jewish art, ...
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AARON OF LINCOLN

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
There is an important omission in my little book, The Jews of Angevin England, which has been received with praises ...
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A Plea for a Genealogical and Historiographical Section of the Jewish Historical Society of England

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The purpose of my paper is to plead for the co-ordination and systematisation of efforts in the spheres of Anglo-Jewish ...
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