The present volume of jemish Historical Studies contains more on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries than previous issues, a shift which reflects changing trends in the research being carried out and made available to the Society rather than a modification of emphasis. We look forward to continuing to publish mat- erial on all periods, and to welcoming papers examining the mid- and later twentieth century as well as those focusing on the Society’s more traditional areas of the Middle Ages through to the eighteenth century.
This volume is dedicated to Sir Isaiah Berlin, one of the most distinguished presidents of this Society, who died in late 1997. It contains an obituary both of him and of Alfred Rubens, the collector and benefactor of the Society and of the Jewish Museum, to whom volume XXVIII was dedicated in 1984.
It is a fitting tribute to Alfred Rubens that the present volumeBecome a member to read the full article
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Other articles within the volume
- Two Jewish heroines of the SOE
- The SIG: behind the lines with Jewish commandos
- Kaethe Cohn’s Escape from Berlin to London in 1942*
- Isaac Diamond and the Jews in the timber trade in the East End, 1880-1910*
- Luden Wolf (1857-1930): a study in ambivalence*
- Claude Montefiore: defender of rabbinic Judaism?*
- Jews in Vanity Fair*
- The influence of German music on United Kingdom synagogue practice*
- F. H. Goldsmid and Archbishop Whately of Dublin: their significance in the emancipation debate
- The Jews of Gravesend before 1915*
- A pioneering philosemite: Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna (1790-1846) and the Jews*
- Moses Samuel, Liverpool Hebraist1
- The Jews in Hull, between 1766 and 1880
- The Jewish ancestry of Velasquez
- Don Fray Francisco de Victoria OP (1540—92) Bishop of Tucumán
- Italian musicians at the Tudor Court – were they really Jews?
- In Memoriam: Alfred Rubens, FRICS, FSA, FRHistS (1903—1998)
- In Memoriam: Sir Isaiah Berlin, OM, CBE, MA, FBA (1909—1997),