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PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Of all the studies which offer themselves to our attention none is more attractive and none is more eminently useful ...
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THE EARLIEST JEWISH PRAYERS FOR THE SOVEREIGN

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The paper I am about to read is intended as an instalment of a fuller one, in which I hope ...
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BISHOP BARLOW ON THE “CASE OF THE JEWS.”

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
In 1692 there appeared a work entitled "Several Miscellaneous and Weighty Cases of Conscience, learnedly and judiciously resolved by the ...
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MR. F. D. MOCATTA’S PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. THE WANDERINGS OF THE JEWS.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
On December 22, 1901, Mr. F. D. Mocatta delivered his Presidential Address before the Jewish Historical Society of England. The ...
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JOACHIM GAUNSE: A MINING INCIDENT IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN ELIZABETH

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
A new era in the history of English mining dawned in the sixteenth century. Then, as now, science as applied ...
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Jews in English Regular Freemasonry, 1717—1860

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
My earliest contact with Freemasonry came about specifically because I was a Jew. I came home from the grammar school ...
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MENASSEH BEN ISRAEL’S STUDY IN LONDON

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
It is surprising how very little we know about Menasseh ben Israel's life in London. He dwelt here two years?from ...
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THE TYPICAL CHARACTER OF ANGLO-JEWISH HISTORY

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
When the Jewish Historical Society was first founded, it naturally had to run the gantlet of communal criticism. What institution ...
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JOHN DURY AND THE ENGLISH JEWRY

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
John Dury was a seventeenth-century divine who set himself the am? bitious task of uniting the different sects of the ...
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HISTORY OF THE “DOMUS CONVERSORUM” FROM 1290 TO 1891

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The subsequent careers of Jews who have deserted the fold must always possess an absorbing interest for us. The fame ...
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RABBI ZEVI ASHKENAZI AND HIS FAMILY IN LONDON. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF THE GERMAN COMMUNITY IN LONDON,

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
"Say not the former days were better than these." Modern Jewish history confirms the truth of the preacher's counsel (Eccles. ...
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S’WILLIAM DAVIDS ONE KNIGHT AND BARONETT,

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
  Paper read before the Jewish Historical Society of England, Julyj, 1936 My story opens in Amsterdam in 1663, three ...
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THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The Challenge to Jewish History Presidential Addresses delivered before the Jewish Historical Society of England, October 20, 1936, and January ...
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JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
REPORT, 1894-95. The Second Session of the Society has been marked by a continuance of the widespread interest which was ...
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CROMWELL’S TOLERATION

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
My absence from England will prevent me from being present on the interesting occasion of the commemoration of the re-settlement ...
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AMERICAN ELEMENTS IN THE RE-SETTLEMENT

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Some twenty years ago Dr. Garnett called my attention to a curious and very learned work, in which it was ...
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GASCON ROLLS.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
It was decided recently by the Executive Committee of the Jewish Historical Society of England to print in its publications ...
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THE DESTRUCTION OF THE MOCATTA LIBRARY AND THE GUSTAVE TUCK THEATRE

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
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NATION OR RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY? PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
I hope there is some satisfactory reason, not clearly explained or apparent to myself, why the honour was offered me ...
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REPORT OF ADDRESS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Dr. Richard Garnett said that it would not become him, not being himself a member of the Jewish race, to ...
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ANGLO-JEWISH COATS OF ARMS.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
To speak of Jewish armorial bearings is scarcely accurate, for the coats of arms used by Jews are very seldom ...
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JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND. REPORT, 1893-94 [etc.]

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
REPORT, 1893-94. The Jewish Historical Society of England was inaugurated at a large public meeting held in the rooms of ...
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EARLY TRANSLATIONS AND TRANSLATORS OF THE JEWISH LITURGY IN ENGLAND

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The first translation of a Hebrew book into a foreign language is said to have been attended with dismal portents. ...
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PAUL OF BURGOS IN LONDON.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
When Edward I. expelled the Jews from England, a number of the exiles made their way to Northern Spain. Of ...
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HEBREW ELEGIES ON ENGLISH MONARCHS.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Less than half-a-centiiry after their restoration to England,1 the Jews had become thoroughly English, even as chauvinistically so, as the ...
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THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

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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THE DEBTS AND HOUSES OF THE JEWS OF HEREFORD IN 1290

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
When the history of the Jews of England before the Expulsion comes to be written, it will probably be found ...
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The University of London and the Jewish Historical Society

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
THE TEST DEED OF THE GUSTAVE TUCK THEATRE AND MOCATTA LIBRARY, 1932 AN AGREEMENT made the Seventh day of November ...
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REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE ON MOYSE’S HALL. APPOINTED BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
We have considered the evidence brought before us by Mr. Gollancz and Mr. Haes on the question of the early ...
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A RAMBLE IN EAST ANGLIA.

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
I.-DISUSED JEWISH CEMETERIES. Not content with the monotony of an English seaside resort on the East Coast, I determined upon ...
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A FURTHER PAPER ON MOYSE’S HALL

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
When, in the course of my paper entitled " A Ramble in East Anglia," read before the members of this ...
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LITTLE ST. HUGH OF LINCOLN. RESEARCHES IN HISTORY, ARCHÆOLOGY, AND LEGEND

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
0 yonge Hugh of Lincoln, sleyn also With cursed Iewes, as it is notable, For it nis but a litel ...
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MOYSE HALL, BURY ST. EDMUNDS. WHENCE ITS NAME—WHAT IT WAS—WHAT IT WAS NOT

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Moyse Hall, in the small town of Bury St. Edmunds, has been for nearly two centuries reputed to be an ...
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LIST OF SUGGESTED BOOKS UPON THE RELIGION, LITERATURE AND HISTORY OF THE JEWS

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Abbott (G. F.)..................................................Israel in Europe. Abraha(mI.)..................................................... Jewish Life in the Middle Ages. "                       ............................................................. Judaism. "                        ............................................................ Some Permanent Values ...
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A SURVEY OF ANGLO-JEWISH HISTORY

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Ladies and Gentlemen,?When I accepted the honourable post of President of the Jewish Historical Society of England for the current ...
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Weizmann: A new type of leadership in the Zionist movement

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
I am deeply touched and greatly honoured by the invitation of the Jewish Historical Society to deliver an address on ...
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Anglo-Jewry as seen through Foreign Eyes

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
We are indebted to many foreign travellers who visited England not only for valuable information on the life and manners ...
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The Chazanim of the Great Synagogue, London

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
The Great Synagogue, destroyed by fire owing to enemy action on May nth, 1941 (Iyar 14th, 5701), was essentially known ...
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English Students of Maimonides

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
This essay includes a generous sprinkling of quotations. These extracts are mainly from inedited manuscripts, not readily accessible, and some ...
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The Oxford Jewry in the Thirteenth Century

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
By the thirteenth century, the Jewry in Oxford had grown into a definite settlement to the south-east of Carfax. On ...
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Rabbi Jacob Judah Leon (Templo) of Amsterdam (1603—1675) and his connections with England

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Jacob Judah Leon was born in 1603, a piece of information he gives in the preface to one of his ...
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THE CONDITION OF THE JEWS OF ENGLAND AT THE TIME OF THEIR EXPULSION IN 1290

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
I cannot pretend that the remarks with which I intend to trouble you this evening will be very instructive or ...
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Kitty Villareal, the Da Costas and Samson Gideon1

MONDAY, 10TH AUGUST 2015
Anglo-Jewish territory of the early eighteenth century, rich though its historical product, is still heavily scarred by barren patches. Catherine ...
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The Jews in the English Universities

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Regarding the admission of the Jews to the English Universities, there is a legend which has established itself as history. ...
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IBN EZRA IN ENGLAND.

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Abraham ben Meir Ibn Ezra is one of the Jewish scholars thnt visited this island in the twelfth century. His ...
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CRYPTO-JEWS UNDER THE COMMONWEALTH

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
1 THE SECRET SYNAGOGUE. Ik the year which brought Menasseh ben Israel to England, on his memorable mission to Oliver ...
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The Prayer-book of Joseph Messias, 5481

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
When, in the year 5500 (1739-1740) Haham Isaac Nieto printed in London a Spanish translation of the Sephardic liturgy for ...
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The Jewish Obituaries in the “Gentleman’s Magazine”

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The following index of obituaries, published in the Gentleman s Magazine from the first appearance of that periodical in 1731 ...
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THE FIRST ENGLISH JEW.

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Materials for a biography of Antonio Fernandez Carvajal, otherwise Antonio Ferdinando, " the great Jew" of the Commonwealth as Violet ...
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A HOMAGE TO MENASSEH BEN ISRAEL

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen,?When I had the privilege, some years ago, of entertaining the late Professor Graetz in my ...
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HEBREW MELODY IN THE CONCERT ROOM.

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
I have a pleasurable surprise in store for you. On former occasions when I have occupied this platform and other ...
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JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
As, judging from the kindness of Mr. M. D. Davis in sending me extracts from his rich store of notes ...
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Jewish Glass-makers

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Although books on occupations which are characteristically Jewish seldom mention glass, Jews have been involved in the craft from very ...
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THE DOMUS CONVERSORUM

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
I have brought with me this evening a few photographs connected with the Old Hospital for Converted Jews in London, ...
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Nathaniel Isaacs and Natal

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
In the annals of Anglo-Jewry across the seas, the name and fame of Nathaniel Isaacs ought to occupy an exemplary ...
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Miscellanea. i. The Early Days of the Melbourne Community. ii. The Jews and the French Invasion, 1797. iii. Curiosities from the Records. iv. The London Jews’ Yearly Gift to the Lord Mayor. v. Isaac Alvarez, Court Jeweller. vi. Anglo-Jewish Ships’ Names. vii. A Jewish Naval Officer under the Stuarts?

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Moses Hart Hen. Isaac Levy and Ruben Solomons (sic) week after the Jewish petition had been submitted, the counter petition ...
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A HEBREW ELEGY

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The purpose of this paper is to bring under your notice a Kinnah, or Lamentation, bearing on Anglo-Jewish history, which, ...
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A PLEA FOR ANGLO-JEWISH HISTORY, Inaugural Address delivered at the first meeting of the society, November 11th, 1893

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
In welcoming you to the first business meeting of our Society, it seems to me that my duty is to ...
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Jew Brokers of the City of London

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The gradual resettlement of the Jews in England during the Protectorate of Cromwell, the defeat of the various attempts to ...
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Aaron Levy Green, 1821—1883

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Aaron Levy Green (1821-83) was one of the earliest English-born Jewish preachers and a leading member of the generation which ...
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The Battle for the Sabbath at Geneva

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The title of my paper is " The Battle for the Sabbath at Geneva." I ought to add the dates, ...
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FOREWORD

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The last volume of Miscellanies was published in 1948 and dedicated to the memory of Elkan Adler, a great scholar ...
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The Origin of the Canterbury “Treaty” of 1266

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
(General Note). The information from the East India Company's Records is included by the courtesy of the India Office. Sincere ...
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The Jewish Obituaries in the “Gentleman’s Magazine”: [Corrigenda and Addenda]

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Corrigenda Goudchaux, M. For " p. 147 " substitute " p. 247 (1863!) ". Kean, Edmund. Add " 1833 (2), ...
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The Family of Mordecai Hamburger and Their Association with Madras.

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
It is not perhaps without interest that there is to be found in London at the Hoxton cemetery of the ...
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A Sabbathaian Will from New York

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The late Elkan Adler was especially interested in previously unobserved and undetected by-paths of Jewish life and history. I may, ...
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Tentative List of Jewish Underwriting Members of Lloyd’s (from some time prior to 1800 until the year 1901)

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The Royal Exchange, which continued to house Lloyds after its rebuilding until the year 1927, had been destroyed by fire ...
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The Jewish Fellows of the Royal Society: Paper read before the Jewish Historical Society of England, 15th December, 1947

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Some years back I was invited to write an essay on the Jewish Fellows of the Royal Society, as a ...
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The Jewish Oratories of Cromwellian London

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
24. Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England and Miscellanies Part I. See Rev. Michael Adler's Index to Contents ...
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The Portsmouth Community and its Historical Background

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Paper read before the Jewish Historical Society of England. March 11, 19 This series of lectures has been instituted in ...
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Bibliography of “I. A.” (Dr. Israel Abrahams, M.A., 1858—1925)

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
German Law Books" (published in the Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research, VII, 1935-36, pp. 61 fT.), where ...
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Three Letters of Anglo-Jewish Interest

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
In i813, R. Moses Sofer, known to Rabbinical scholars as the " Hatam Sofer " after his work of that ...
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The Beginnings of Anglo-Jewish Biblical Exegesis and Bible Translation

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The last quarter of the eighteenth century saw the beginnings of Anglo-Jewish Biblical exegesis and Bible translation. In 1775 appeared, ...
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The Jewish Money-Lender and the Charters of English Jewry in their historical setting

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
4. The Jewish Money-Lender and the Charters of English Jewry in their historical setting. Richard, by the grace of God, ...
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Jewish Entries in the “Curia Regis Rolls” and Elsewhere

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
I have more than once called attention 1 to the fact that the information available in the Public Records for ...
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The following is a selected list of the published writings of Elkan Nathan Adler. It is based mainly on a longer list compiled by Mr. A. Schischa under the direction of the late Elkan Adler :?

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The following is a selected list of the published writings of Elkan Nathan Adler. It is based mainly on a ...
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Medieval Jewish MSS. in the Library of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
the Messianic Age was to supervene according to the widespread "revelations" of Sabbatai Zevi, the bogus Messiah, whose dupes included ...
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Anglo-Jewish Travellers to Palestine in the Nineteenth Century

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Palestine has been linked closely with English thought from the beginning of the century, after the Navy and Army on ...
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Benedict the Gildsman of Winchester

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The medieval gilds of England were both religious confraternities and trade unions and none but a native-born Christian could become ...
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Elkan Nathan Adler: In Memoriam: An Address delivered before The Jewish Historical Society, on 14th November, 1946

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The old admonition to praise famous men in the congregation of the people could never have been more welcome than ...
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Localism and pluralism in British Jewry 1900—80

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
The use of terms such as 'Anglo-Jewry', 'British Jewry', 'the Jewish com? munity', 'the Jewish public' and 'the Jewish population' ...
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The Settlement of Jews in Gibraltar, 1704—1783

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
1. Gibraltar becomes British 1704 In May 1704, the combined Anglo-Dutch fleet sailed from Lisbon for the Mediterranean. Britain, Holland, ...
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The Jews in the Canary Islands: a Re-evaluation

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
When Lucien Wolf published in 1926 his book The Jews in the Canary Islands a new world of Jewish life ...
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Sir Hersch Lauterpacht; teacher, writer and judge — a presidential address

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
His Excellency Sir Hersch Lauterpacht, King's Counsel, Doctor of Laws, Fellow of the British Academy, Whewell Professor of International Law ...
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Jewish-Christian relations since the inception of the Council of Christians and Jews

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Almost forty years have elapsed since the first formal meeting of the Council of Christians and Jews was held on ...
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Anglo-Jewry and Essaouira (Mogador), 1860—1900: the social implications of philanthropy

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
A certain foreign gentleman wanted, ironically, to know if Mogador belonged to the Sultan or to Queen Victoria. The response, ...
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The Jews of London and the Great Plague (1665)

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Of their earlier counterparts, however, only the Polish Synagogue has survived till our own day, to recall the crowded, intense ...
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A modern examination of Macaulay’s case for the civil emancipation of the Jews

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800-59) arrived on the political scene on the morrow of the civil emancipation of the Roman Catholics. ...
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The Lesser London Synagogues of the Eighteenth Century

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
i. The Lesser London Synagogues of the Eighteenth Century. Shortly after the accession of George III to the English throne, ...
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Aaron of York

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
" The king ordains that no Jew should remain in England unless he does some service to the king and ...
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INDEX to the contents of the TRANSACTIONS OF THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Volumes I to XII and MISCELLANIES PART I

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
13. INDEX TO THE CONTENTS OF THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY Volumes I to XII AND MISCELLANIES PART ...
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An Unusual Form of the Prayer for the Royal Family. 1826

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
12. An Unusual Form of the Prayer for the Royal Family. 18261 ORDER of SERVICE PERFORMED at the CONSECRATION of ...
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The Jews of Jerusalem in the Seventeenth Century: An English Account

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
II. The Jews of Jerusalem in the Seventeenth Century An English Account The passages which follow are excerpted from an ...
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Chebrah Rodphea Sholom: THE SOCIETY OF “PURSUERS OF PEACE”: Notes upon the first Jewish Friendly Society in England.

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
to Government under different pretences for relief which has been generously Granted, the Petr could never have the presumption of ...
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Jacob Benider: Moroccan Envoy at the Court of St. James’ (1772)

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Translation 1 Be it known to all that I have released Rav Renot de Bah, Persone of 2 Paxton the ...
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A New Starr of Huntingdon

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
85. 24 Tishri /61. Abram da Fonseea da Costa to Miss Sarah de Auila. ?400 and ?200. Signature of witness ...
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The Ketuboth of Bevis Marks

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Sweteman of Winchester The same render account of the 4th part of 1 gilded canopy, from the chattels of Sweteman ...
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Inventory of the Property of the Condemned Jews (1285): Part of a Pipe Roll in the Public Record Office.

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
as he begs in his petition, and his Highness gives order that a deed be prepared in the usual form, ...
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Was Moyse’s Hall, Bury St. Edmunds, a Jew’s House?

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Moyse's Hall, Bury St. Edmunds, is a very solid twelfth-century stone house, of which the undercroft and part of the ...
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THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

SATURDAY, 8TH AUGUST 2015
Hitherto the Jewish Historical Society of England in the thirty odd years of its existence has not concerned itself much ...
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