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Don Fray Francisco de Victoria OP (1540—92) Bishop of Tucumán

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
In December 1581 Fray Francisco de Victoria OP entered the city of Santiago del Estero and took possession of the ...
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The ritual-child-murder accusation: its dissemination and Harold of Gloucester*

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
The boundaries that have traditionally divided ‘maiority’ from ‘minority’ history have begun to break down . . . we need ...
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No ordinary tradesmen: the Green family in 19th-century Whitechapel

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
The Jewish Chronicle of 14 July 1899 reported the death of Solomon Abraham Green (1830-99) of 46 Mile End Road, ...
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The Jewish friendly societies of London, 1793-1993

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
The year 1993, that marks the centenary of the establishment of this Society, is also the bicentenary of the passage ...
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Revd Solomon Lyon of Cambridge, 1755-1820

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
Cecil Roth described Solomon Lyon as one of the rare Anglo-Jewish scholars of the eighteenth century. He lived well into ...
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An Ipswich worthy portrayed by John Constable

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
Thanks to the generosity of two Australian descendants of Sarah Lyons of Ipswich, we are able to reproduce a painting ...
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Italian musicians at the Tudor Court – were they really Jews?

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
Ten years ago an article appeared in jemish Historical Studies which attempted to revolutionize the history of the Jews in ...
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The Jews of Essex before 1900

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
At 10.45 am. on 15 September 1897, a special train steamed out of F enchurch Street Station. On board were ...
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Bukharan Jews, ancient and modern*

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
The khanate, and later the amirate, of Bukhara was situated between the rivers Amu-Darya and Syr-Darya (the Oxus and Jaxartes ...
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A collection of Anglo-Jewish ephemera

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
I have recently acquired a folio volume, measuring 35 X 21 cm, into which are bound 19 items almost entirely ...
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Samuel Montagu and Zionism*

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
Zionism as a modern political movement in Britain made great strides after the English Zionist Federation was founded in 1899 ...
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In Memoriam: Alfred Rubens, FRICS, FSA, FRHistS (1903—1998)

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
Alfred Rubens, FRICS, FSA, FRHistS (1903-1998) Alfred Rubens’ parents, Jacob and Hester, were born in Poland. His father was a ...
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In Memoriam: Sir Isaiah Berlin, OM, CBE, MA, FBA (1909—1997),

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
Our Society has from time to time seen fit to honour with its presidency men whose eminence in their respective ...
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Preface

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
The present volume of jemish Historical Studies contains more on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries than previous issues, a shift ...
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The Jewish presence in the London theatre, 1660-1800

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
Since 1960 I have been engaged, with Professor Philip H. Highfill, Jr of the George Washington University and Professor Edward ...
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A Hospitaller and the Jews: Brother Joseph de Chauncy and English Jewry in the 127os*

SATURDAY, 1ST AUGUST 2015
Among the many entries touching on matters of Jewish interest in the memoranda rolls of the English exchequer in the ...
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The role of Jews in the British colonies of the Western Mediterranean

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
The British Isles and Morocco, both situated on the western edge of the old Mediterranean world, have been linked by ...
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In Memoriam: Dorothy Stone (1908—1995)

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
He wrote a charming essay in Threc Hundred Years, published in 1957 in connection with the tercentenary celebrations, entitled _On ...
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In Memoriam: Robert Nunes Carvalho (1907—1996)

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
We regret to report the deaths of the following Vice-Presidents since the publica- tion of our last volume: The Very ...
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The London Jewry: William I to John

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
The history of the English medieval Jewry extends from the years immediately following the Norman Conquest to Iz90. The topography, ...
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The young Cecil Roth, 1899-1924*

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
Kingsland High Street is a short thoroughfare running almost exactly south to north between the districts of Dalston and Shacklewell, ...
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Preface

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
I would like to express the Society's thanks to Malcolm Brown, who served as Chairman of the Publications Committee for ...
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Further on the Curiel family in 16th-century Portugal

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
M. Szabolcs de Vajay has kindly pointed out to me that the descent of the Curie} family, set out in ...
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Class, ethnicity and politics in the Jewish East End, 191 8-1939

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
Several years ago the ]ewish Chronicle Co|our Magazine featured on its cover a middle-class professional couple in their stripped-pine home ...
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In Memoriam: A Memorial Tribute

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
May I begin by saying how personally I feel the sadness of this occasion. When Professor Kedourie became president of ...
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In Memoriam: Elie Kedourie (1926-1992)

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
Elie Kedourie's passing deprives the world of one of its most distinguished histor? ians, the Society of a treasured associate, ...
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FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
Several years ago the ]ewish Chronicle Co|our Magazine featured on its cover a middle-class professional couple in their stripped-pine home ...
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Preface

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
During the first of the two sessions that spanned our centenary year, an interna- tional conference entitled _Patterns of Migration, ...
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M. H. Davis: the rise and fall of a communal upstart

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
In this paper I propose to survey some aspects of the career of Morris Harold Davis, one of the most ...
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The struggle to establish the London Jewish Hospital: Lord Rothschild versus the barber*

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
At the beginning of this century there were many in the Jewish community who thought there was a need for ...
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Colonel Patterson, soldier and Zionist

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Patterson DSO played a not insignificant role in modern Jewish history, but is a figure whom history ...
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A ‘Miniature Sanctuary’ at Clapton House, 1781

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
It had previously been supposed that one of the Franco family was responsible for the outbuilding at Clapton House described ...
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Decca Days? the career of Wilfred Sampson Samuel, 1886-1958*

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
This paper, written in the centenary year of my father's birth, is concerned mainly with his career?an interesting one, made ...
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Hatikvah – Imber, his poem and a national anthem*

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
It is one of the ironies of Jewish history that the poem which when set to music became the Marseillaise ...
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Jenkinson and Schechter at Cambridge: an expanded and updated assessment*

FRIDAY, 31ST JULY 2015
Most presidents of the Jewish Historical Society of England, when researching the sources for the learned paper with which they ...
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Old-clothes men: 18th and 19th centuries

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
I have decided to devote this paper to two aspects of the lives of old clothes men: the gathering of ...
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The importance of being editor: The Jewish Chronicle, 1841-1991*

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
The 150th anniversary of the Jewish Chronicle has been marked by a flurry of articles in the British press, programmes ...
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From Poland to Paddington: the early history of the Spielmann family, 1828-1948*

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
May I say how delighted I am to give the Magnus Lecture, which was founded by my paternal grandfather Sir ...
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The Jews of Norfolk and Suffolk before 1840*

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
Some ninety-eight years ago, in the days of this Society's infancy, Hermann Gollancz, the minister of the Bayswater Synagogue, was ...
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The readmission of the Jews to England in 1656, in the context of English economic policy

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
Oliver Cromwell's decision in 1656 to allow Jews to settle in England and to meet privately for prayer, marks the ...
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A second Jewish community in Tudor London

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
Sixty-three years ago, the then President of this Society, Lucien Wolf, delivered his Presidential Address on the subject of 'Jews ...
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London: the 13th-century Jewry revisited*

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
It is more than a century since Joseph Jacobs presented his paper 'The London Jewry, 1290' to the great Anglo-Jewish ...
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The Curiel Family in 16th-century Portugal

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
The events in which the Jews of early-modern Portugal became unwillingly involved were highly traumatic. When in 1492 Ferdinand and ...
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The Jewish entries from the Patent Rolls, 1272-1292

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
Introduction Medieval Anglo-Jewry posed many different problems for the successive govern? ments of 12th- and 13th-century England. One response was ...
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Money and the hangman in late-13th-century England: Jews, Christians and coinage offences alleged and real (Part I)

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
In 1290 England saw the first lasting, national expulsion of Jews in Western Europe, initiating a pattern later to be ...
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The Jews of Medieval Cambridge

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
As it happens, this presidential address is being delivered more or less seven hundred years to the day since the ...
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A magnate among the marchers: Hamo of Hereford, his family and clients, 1218-1253

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
The Commune Iudeorum of 13th-century England was made up of a series of interlocking urban communities.((H. G. Richardson, The English ...
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Publications by Vivian David Lipman CVO, DPhil, FSA, FRHistS (i921-1990)

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
Books 1 Problems of Areas in English Local Government. DPhil, 1947, University of Oxford. 2 Local Government Areas, 1834-1Q45, Oxford: ...
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Asher Lewis Shane (1911—1991)

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
continued occasionally to discharge, most melodiously, until the end of his life: this, too, strengthened his consciousness of Judaism as ...
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In Memoriam Sir Alan Mocatta OBE (i 907-1990)

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
The Hon. Sir Alan Mocatta, OBE, who died in his eighty-fourth year in 1990, had served as President of the ...
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Preface

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
The unusually large quantity of medieval material included in a volume that appears during our centenary year reflects an abiding ...
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Anglo-Jewry under Edward I: credit agents and their clients

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
'However careful be the harvest, there is the forgotten sheaf and the aftergrowth, the perquisites of the poor. May they ...
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Dr Richard Barnett-a recollection

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
On one of the late Dr Richard Barnett's visits to our home in Letchworth, he mentioned his ancestor Rabbi Issachar ...
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The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
In order to give any reasonably truthful account of the inception and execution of the publishing venture known as the ...
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Vivian Lipman: a personal tribute

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
I knew Vivian Lipman both as a teacher and, some twenty years later, as a colleague at the Department of ...
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In Memoriam: Vivian David Lipman CVO, DPhil, FSA, FRHistS 1921-1990

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
Vivian Lipman was a civil servant of great distinction, an historian of the front rank in his chosen fields, and ...
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Eastern European Jewish immigrants in England: a quarter-century’s view*

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
The last twenty-five years have seen Jewish immigration become increasingly central to the interests of Jewish historians in Western countries. ...
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Preface

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
The Society draws great encouragement from such a positive response to the decision of the Council, arrived at in May ...
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Lucien Wolf’s efforts for the Jewish communities in Central and Eastern Europe*

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
The diplomatic history of the Jews in Europe is a relatively new subject of study. Since the State of Israel ...
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Adolph Büchler, Principal of Jews’ College, 1906—1939

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
We are told that when a prominent teacher of the Academy of Tiberias passed away, one of his colleagues ascended ...
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Edwin Montagu

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
Thursday 20 November 1924 was another ofthose grey, misting London days that, piling one upon another, can so powerfully depress ...
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Lyons versus Thomas: the Jewess abduction ease*

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
On the evening of 23 March 1868, Esther Lyons, accompanied by two young women of about her own age, knocked ...
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From apology to revolt: Benjamin Farjeon, Amy Levy and the Post-emancipation Anglo-Jewish novel, 1880-1900*

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
By the 1880s, with large-scale immigration from Eastern Europe, a post emancipation 'Jewish question' was being debated, calling into question ...
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Anglo-Jewish foreign policy in crisis—Lucien Wolf, the Conjoint Committee and the War, 1914-18

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
'The lights are going out all over Europe. They will not be lit again in our lifetime.' Sir Edward Grey's ...
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The Revd John Harris: issues in Anglo-Jewish pacifism, 1914—18

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
John Harris, a minister at Prince's Road Synagogue in Liverpool, was probably the first person to argue that Jews should ...
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The Rothschilds and Disraeli in Buckinghamshire

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
Anglo-Jewry's contribution to British society has, for the most part, been centred on its urban life-commerce, the professions and the ...
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Ideological components in Anglo-Jewish opposition to Zionism before and during the First World War: a restatement

THURSDAY, 30TH JULY 2015
The embryonic period of modern Jewish nationalism recedes inexorably into history without losing either its fascination or its appeal to ...
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Agricultural land in Palestine: Letters to Sir Moses Montefiore, 1839

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
Letters on the subject of land and agriculture, written by the Jews of Safed, Tiberias, Acre, Haifa, Jerusalem and Hebron ...
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The Dreyfus Affair: could it have happened in England?

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
The Dreyfus Affair is the term used to describe the mass hysteria which arose in France at the end of ...
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Jews and Robert Browning: fiction and fact

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
I wish to thank you for doing me the honour of conferring on me the Presidency of this Society. It ...
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Sir Moses Montefiore: a modern appreciation*

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
When Montefiore was born, Catherine the Great was Empress of Russia and Dr Johnson still held court in London. When ...
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The establishment of the Rothschilds as bankers*

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
Some of the best-known names in the history of the City of London financial and commodity markets came from Jewish ...
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Brighton Jewry reconsidered

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
It is some twenty years since a paper on Brighton's Jewry, delivered to this Society, aroused considerable national and local ...
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Isaac Disraeli and his quarrel with the Synagogue-a reassessment*

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
Isaac Disraeli was born in 1766 and died in 1848 aged 81. His lifetime thus coincided with the growth of ...
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The Jews of Hackney before 1840

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
One November day in the late 1820s, Mrs Nathan Mayer Rothschild took up her pen to send a few lines ...
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Resistance and rebellion in eighteenth-century France

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
In a sermon of ethical rebuke preached to the congregation of Metz in 1744, Rabbi Jonathan Eybesch?tz chastised the young ...
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Dr Rodrigo Lopes’ last speech from the scaffold at Tyburn

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
The following is an extract from the English version of William Camden's History of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth which ...
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St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, and its Jewish connections

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
Very few British institutions can claim eight centuries of history; and even fewer the involvement of Jewish people during five ...
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Preface

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
This volume is the first to appear in its new format, and reflects the aim of the Society to make ...
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Publications by David Goldstein (1933—87)

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
Books 1 The University Jew (Joint Chaplaincy Commission to the Universities, 1966). 2 Hebrew Poems from Spain. Introduction, notes and ...
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The Jews Of Bath*

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
Bath attracted many Jewish visitors from early in the eighteenth century, but the disappearance of all save a handful of ...
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In Memoriam Rabbi David Goldstein MA, PhD (1933-87)

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
David Goldstein, Rabbi in the Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues, Deputy Keeper and Curator of Hebrew Manuscripts and Printed ...
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Preface

WEDNESDAY, 29TH JULY 2015
No apology is needed for the publication of the present volume so soon after the appearance of Transactions XXIX. Our ...
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Anglo-Jewish trading connections with officers and seamen of the Royal Navy, 1740-1820*

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY 2015
'Portsmouth is an English Seaport Town principally remarkable for mud, Jews and sailors', wrote Charles Dickens in 1838.((The Letters of ...
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Jewish medical students and graduates in Scotland, 1739-1862*

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY 2015
From earliest times Jewish tradition has linked medical science with religion. Many passages in the Talmud deal with medical matters, ...
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Contacts between Jews in Smyrna and the Levant Company of London in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries*

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY 2015
The Sephardi Jewish community in Smyrna was founded in the second half of the sixteenth century.((A Jewish community existed in ...
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The Jewish presence in Imperial China*

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY 2015
Historians of China are fortunate in being able to call on a far more voluminous variety of source materials than ...
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Voltaire and the Sephardi bankrupt*

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY 2015
Voltaire came to London in May 1726 and stayed here until October or early November 1728. During that time he ...
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English contemporary opinions on the Sabbatean movement

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY 2015
While working on seventeenth-century colonial history I came across an unpublished letter from Henry Muddiman originating from Whitehall.((Public Record Office, ...
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Mr Pepys’ contacts with the Spanish and Portuguese Jews of London*

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY 2015
The first synagogue of the resettlement in Britain, that of the Spanish and Portuguese Congregation, Sha'ar Hashamayim, was opened on ...
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Judaica Publications by R. D. Barnett (1909-1986)

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY 2015
Books, etc 1 'The Mantles' (With A. F. Kendrick) pp. 51-60; 'The Scrolls', pp. 61-4 in R. D. Barnett (ed.), ...
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In Memoriam Richard David Barnett CBE, MA, DLitt, FBA, FSA (1909-I986)

TUESDAY, 28TH JULY 2015
Since its foundation nearly a century ago, this Society has owed its continuing vitality to a succession of individuals who, ...
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Francis Bacon and the Jews: Who was the Jew in the New Atlantis?

FRIDAY, 24TH JULY 2015
Francis Bacon's New Atlantis, first published in 162 7, a year after its author's death,  was the first book by ...
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The institution of halukkah: a historical review

TUESDAY, 21ST JULY 2015
The Hebrew word halukkah, meaning 'division', has, from the Middle Ages, been used to describe the collection and distribution of ...
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Preface

WEDNESDAY, 13TH MAY 2015
This volume marks two radical policy changes. Firstly, the Society has decided to attempt to publish a volume of Jewish ...
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The Institution of halukkah: a historical review

WEDNESDAY, 13TH MAY 2015
The Hebrew word halukkah, meaning 'division', has, from the Middle Ages, been used to describe the collection and distribution of ...
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Health and medical care of the Jewish poor in the East End of London, 1880-1914

WEDNESDAY, 13TH MAY 2015
Some 35,000 Jews lived in the East End of London in 1880, most of them in Aldgate, Whitechapel and Stepney. ...
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The Zion Muleteers of Gallipoli, March 1915—May 1916

WEDNESDAY, 13TH MAY 2015
Lyn McDonald has described the Dardanelles and Gallipoli as the most tragic and most romantic of battlefields. Helen of Troy ...
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The British Labour Party and Palestine, 1917—1948

WEDNESDAY, 13TH MAY 2015
Until just after its victory at the 1945 general election, the British Labour Party was regarded as being supportive of ...
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