A Bibliography of Anglo-Jewish History


Abrams, Nathan. Caledonian Jews: A Study in Seven Small Communities in Scotland. 2009.
Adler, Hermann. ‘The Chief Rabbis of England’, Papers read at the Anglo-Jewish Historical Exhibition (London, 1888), Vol. 1: 253-88.
Adler-Rudel, S. ‘The Evian Conference on the Refugee Question’ Leo Baeck Year Book Vol.
XIII (1968): 235-273.
Alderman, Geoffrey. ‘The anti-Jewish riots of August 1911 in South Wales’, Welsh
History Review
 Vol.6 (1972-3): 196-200.
Alderman, Geoffrey. The Federation of Synagogues 1887-1987, London, 1987.
Alderman, Geoffrey. The Jewish Community in British Politics. Oxford 1988.
Alderman, Geoffrey. Modern British Jewry. New edition. Oxford, 1998.
Alderman, Geoffrey. Contoversy and Crisis: Studies in the History of the Jews in Modern Britain. Brighton, Mass., 2008.
Alderman, Geoffrey. The Communal gadfly. Jews, British jews and the Jewish State: Asking the Subversive Questions. 2009.
Allfrey, Anthony. Edward VII and his Jewish Court. London, 1991.
Apple, Raymond. The Hampstead Synagogue, 1892-1967. London, 1967.
Aris, Stephen. But There Are No Jews in England. New York, 1971.


Bachrach, Deborah Yellin. The Impact of the Dreyfus Affair on Great Britain. Michigan, 1978.
Barnett, Arthur. The Western Synagogue through Two Centuries (1761- 1961). London,
Beckman, Morris. The 43 Group. 2nd edition. London, 1993.
Benchley, Frank. Britain, the Six-Day War and its Aftermath. London, 2005.
Bermant, Chaim. Troubled Eden: An Anatomy of British Jewry. London, 1969.
Bermant, Chaim. The Cousinhood: The Anglo-Jewish Gentry. London, 1971.
Bethell, Nicholas. The Palestine Triangle: The struggle between the British, the Jews and
the Arabs, 1935-48.
 London, 1979.
Black, Eugene C. The Social Politics of Anglo-Jewry, 1880-1920. Oxford, 1988.
Black, Gerry. JFS, A History of the Jews’ Free School, London, since 1732. London, 1998.
Black, Gerry. Lord Rothschild and the Barber. London, 2000.
Black, Gerry. Jewish London: An Illustrated History. London, 2003.
Black, Gerry. Frank’s Way: Frank Cass and Fifty Years of Publishing. London, 2008
Black, Gerry. The Joys of Friendship: A History of the Association of Jewish Friendship Clubs.Lonon, 2008.
Bolchover, Richard. British Jewry and the Holocaust. 2nd edition. Oxford 2003.
Brenchley, Frank. Britain, the Six-day War and its Aftermath. London, 2005.
Brook, Stephen. The Club: The Jews of Modern Britain. Paperback edition. London, 1996.


Cesarani, David (ed.). The Making of Modern Anglo-Jewry. Oxford, 1990.
Cesarani, David. Justice Delayed. London, 1992.
Cesarani, David. The Jewish Chronicle and Anglo-Jewry, 1841-1991. Cambridge, 1994.
Cesarani, David, and Kushner, Tony. The Internment of Aliens in Twentieth Century Britain. London, 1993.
Cesarani, David. Major Farran’s Hat: Murder, Scandal and Britai, War against terrorism, 1945-1948. London, 2009.
Clark, Michael. Albion and Jerusalem: The Anglo-Jewish Community in the Post-Emancipation Era, 1858-1887.Oxford, 2009.
Cohen, Michael J. Palestine: Retreat from the Mandate, The Making of British Policy1936-45. London, 1978.
Cohen, Stuart A. English Zionists and British Jews: The Communal Politics of Anglo-Jewry, 1895-1920. Princeton, 1982.
Collins, Kenneth E. (ed.). Aspects of Scottish Jewry. Glasgow, 1987.
Collins, Kenneth. Scotland’s Jews: A Guide to the Histroy and Community of the Jews in Scotland. Glasgow, 2008.
Cooper, John. Pride versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990.London, 2003.
Cowen, Anne, and Roger. Victorian Jews Through British Eyes. Oxford, 1986.


Defries, Harry. Conservative Party Attitudes to Jews 1900-1950. London, 2001
Donaldson, Frances. The Marconi Scandal. London, 1962.
D’Avigdor Goldsmith, Henry. ‘The Little Marconi Case’, History Today, Vol. 14 (1964): 283-6.


Elton, Benjamin J. Britain’s Chief Rabbis and the Religious Character of Anglo-Jewry, 1880-1970. Manchester, 2010.
Emanuel, Charles H L. A Century and a Half of Jewish History: Extracted from the MinuteBooks of The London Committee Of Deputies of British Jews. London, 1910.
Emden, Paul H. Jews of Britain: A Series of Biographies. London, 1943.
Endelman, Todd M., and Kushner, Tony (eds). Disraeli’s Jewishness. London, 2002.
Endelman, Todd M. The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000. London, 2002.
Englander, David (ed.). A Documentary History of Jewish Immigrants in Britain, 1840-1920.London, 1994.


Feldman, David. Englishmen and Jews: Social Relations and Political Culture 1840-1914. London, 1994.
Feldman, David. ‘Jews and the State in Britain’, in Michael Brenner, Rainer Liedke and
David Rechter (eds.), Two Nations: British and German Jews in Comparative Perspective, Tübingen, 1999.
Finestein, Israel. Jewish Society in Victorian England: Collected Essays. London, 1993.
Finestein, Israel. Anglo-Jewry in Changing Times: Studies in Diversity 1840-1914. London, 1999.
Finestein, Israel. Scenes and Personalities in Anglo-Jewry 1800-2000. London, 2002.
Finestein, Israel. Studies and Profiles in Anglo-Jewish History: from Picciotto to Bermant. London, 2008.
Fishman, William J. East End Jewish Radicals, 1875-1914. London, 1975.
Frankel, Jonathan. The Damascus Affair: “Ritual Murder,” Politics, and the Jews in 1840. Cambridge, 1997.
Friedman, O Michael. Origins of the British Israelites: The Lost Tribes. San Francisco, 1993.


Garrard, John A. The English and Immigration 1880-1910. London, 1971.
Gartner, Lloyd D. The Jewish Immigrant in England 1870-1914. Third Edition. London, 2001.
Gartner, Lloyd P. American and british Jews in the Age of Great Migration. London, 2009.
Gaster, Moses. History of the Ancient Synagogue of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews. London, 1901.
Gerson, Gary R. Let my People Back: The History and Demography of Anglo-Jewry. 2009.
Gewirtz, Sharon. ‘Anglo-Jewish Responses to Nazi Germany 1933-39: The Anti-nazi boycott and the Board of Deputies of British Jews’ Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 26 no. 2 (April, 1991); 255-276.
Gilam, A. The Emancipation of the Jews in England, 1830-1860. New York, 1982.
Glaser, Eliane. Judaism without Jews: Philosemitism and Christian Polemic in Early Modern England. Basingstoke, 2007.
Glassman, Bernard. Anti-Semitic Stereotypes without Jews: Images of the Jews in England 1290-1700. Detroit, 1975.
Goldschmidt-Lehmann, Ruth (compiler), Massil, Stephen W and Salinger, Peter Shmuel (eds and augmenters).Anglo-Jewish Bibliography, 1971-1990. London, 1992.
Gorny, Joseph. The British Labour Movement and Zionism 1917-1948. London, 1983.
Green, Dominic. The Double Life of Dr Lopez. London, 2004.
Green, Geoffrey L. The Royal Navy and Anglo-Jewry 1740-1820: Traders and those who
 London, 1989.


Henriques, H S Q. The Jews and the English Law. Oxford, 1908.
Hirshfield, Claire. ‘The Anglo-Boer War and the issue of Jewish Culpability’, Journal of
Contemporary History, 
15 (1980): 619-631.
Holmes, Colin. Anti-Semitism in British Society, 1876-1939. London, 1979.
Homa, Bernard. A Fortress in Anglo-Jewry: The Story of the Machzike Hadath. London, 1953.
Hyamson, Albert M. A History of the Jews in England. Second Edition. London, 1928.
Hyamson, Albert M. The Sephardim of England; A History of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Community 1492-1951. London, 1951.
Hyamson, Albert M. The London Board for Shechita, 1804-1954. London, 1954.
Hyamson, Albert M. Jews College, London 1855-1955. London, 1955.
Hyman, Louis. The Jews of Ireland from Earliest Times to the Year 1910. Shannon, 1972.


Janner, Greville and Taylor, Derek. Jewish Parliamentarians. London, 2008.
Jolles, Michael. A Directory of Distinguished British Jews, 1830 –1930. London, 2001.


Kadish, Sharman (ed.). Building Jerusalem: Jewish Architecture in Britain. London, 1996.
Katz, David S. Philo-Semitism and the Readmission of the Jews to England 1603-1655. Oxford, 1982.
Katz, David S. The Jews in the History of England. Oxford, 1996.
Kaufman, Heidi. English Origins, Jewish Discourse, and the Nineteenth-Century British Novel: Reflections on a Nested Nation Penn., 2009.
Kershen, Anne J & Romain, Jonathan A. Tradition and Change: A History of Reform Judaism in Britain, 1840-1995.London, 1995.
Kewes, Paulina. ‘Jewish History and Christian Providence in Elizabethan England: The Contexts of Solomon Legge’s Solymitana Clades (The Destruction of Jerusalem), c.1579-88’ in Michie, Allen and Buckley, Eric (eds.), Style: Essays on Renaissance Poetics and Culture in Memory of Harriet Hawkins, Newark, Delaware, 2005.
Klieman, Aaron S. ‘The Divisiveness of Palestine: Foreign Office versus Colonial Office on the issue of Partition, 1937’ Historical Journal, (1979): 423-41.
Kochan, Miriam. British Internees in the Second World War. London, 1983.
Kushner, Tony (ed.). The Jewish Heritage in British History: Englishness and Jewishness. London, 1992.
Kushner, Tony & Valman, Nadia (eds). Remembering Cable Street: Fascism and Anti-Fascism in British Society.London, 2000.


Langham, Raphael. The Jews in Britain:A Chronology. Basingstoke, 2005.
Langham, Raphael. 250 Years of Convention and Contention: A History of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, 1760 – 2010. London, 2010.
Langton, Daniel. Claude Montefiore: His Life and Thought. London, Vallentine Mitchell, 2002.
Lebzelter, Gisela C. Political Anti-Semitism in England, 1918-1939. New York, 1978.
Lehmann, Ruth. Anglo-Jewish Bibliography, 1937-1970. London, 1973.
Lewin, Harold and Miriam. Marriage Records of the Great Synagogue, London, 1791-1885. 2008.
Levin, Salmond S. A Century of Anglo-Jewish Life, 1870-1970. London, 1970.
Lipman, Sonia & V D (eds). The Century of Moses Montefiore. Oxford, 1985.
Lipman, V D. Social History of the Jews in England, 1850-1950. London, 1954.
Lipman, V D. A Century of Social Service: 1859-1959: The Jewish Board of Guardians. London, 1959.
Lipman, V D (ed.). Three Centuries of Anglo-Jewish History: A Volume of Essays. London, 1961.
Lipman, V D. A History of the Jews In Britain since 1858. Leicester, 1990.
London, Louise. Whitehall and the Jews, 1933-1948: British immigration policy, Jewish refugees and the Holocaust.Cambridge, 2000.
Loewe, Louis (ed.). Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore. A facsimile of the 1890 edition. London, 1983.


Mackerras, Catherine. Hebrew Melodist: A Life of Isaac Nathan Sydney, 1963.
Massil, Stephen (ed.). The Jewish Year Book.
Mazower, David. Yiddish Theatre in London. London, 1987.
Miller, Stephen, Schmool, Marlena and Lerman, Antony. Social and Political Attitudes of British Jews: some key findings of theJPR Survey. London, 1996.


Newman, Aubrey. The United Synagogue 1870-1970. London, 1976.
Newman, Aubrey. The Board of Deputies of British Jews 1760-1985: A Brief Survey. London, 1987.


Pattison, W Keith. ‘The Delayed British Recognition of Israel’ Middle East Journal 37 (1983): 412-428.
Pearl, Elizabeth (ed.). Anglia Judaica or the History of the Jews in England by D’Blossiers Tovey (1738). London, 1990.
Perry, Thomas W. Public Opinion, Propaganda and Politics in Eighteenth-Century England: A Study of the Jew Bill of 1753. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1962.
Persoff, Meir. Faith against Reason: Religious Reform and the British Chief rabbinate, 1840-1990. London, 2008.
Persoff, Meir. Anothe Way, Another Time: Religious Inclusivism and the Sacks Chief Rabbinate. Boston, 2010.
Picciotto, James. Sketches of Anglo-Jewish History, Revised and Edited with a Prologue Notes and an Epilogue by Israel Finestein. London, 1956.
Pollins, Harold. Economic History of the Jews in England. London, 1982.


Rabinowicz, Oskar K. Sir Solomon Medina. London, 1974.
Reif, Stefan C. A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo: The History of Cambridge University’s Genizah Collection. Richmond, Surrey, 2000.
Reiner, Fred. ‘Tracking the Shapira Case: A Biblical Scandal Revisited’, Biblical Archaeological Review 23, 3 (1997): 32-41 & 66-67.
Renton, Peter. The Lost Synagogues of London. London, 2000.
Romain, Jonathan A. Anglo-Jewry in Evidence: A History of the Jews of England through Original Sources and Illustrations. London, 1985.
Rosenzweig, Alexander. The Jewish Memorial Council: A History 1919-1999. London, 1998.
Roth Cecil, Magna Bibliotheca Anglo Judaica:a bibliographcal guide to Anglo-Jewish history. New edition, revised and enlarged. London, 1937.
Roth, Cecil. Anglo-Jewish Letters (1158-1917). London, 1938.
Roth, Cecil. The Great Synagogue London, 1690-1940. London, 1950.
Roth, Cecil. ‘The Resettlement of the Jews in England in 1656’ in V D Lipman (ed.) Three Centuries of Anglo-Jewish History (London, 1961): 1-25.
Roth, Cecil. Essays and Portraits in Anglo-Jewish History. Philadelphia, 1962.
Roth, Cecil. A History of the Jews in England. Third Edition. Oxford, 1978.
Rubinstein, W D. A History of the Jews in the English-Speaking World: Great Britain. London, 1996.
Rubinstein, W D. ‘The Anti-Jewish riots of 1911 in South Wales: A Re-appraisal’, Welsh History Review 18 (1997): 667-699.
Rubinstein, W D and Rubinstein, Hilary L. Philosemitism: Admiration and Support in the English-Speaking World for Jews, 1840-1939. London, 1999.
Ruderman, David B. Jewish Enlightenment in an English Key: Anglo-Jewry’s Construction of Modern Jewish Thought. Oxford, 2000.


Salbstein, M C N. The Emancipation of the Jews in Britain: The Question of the Admission of the Jews to Parliament, 1828-1860. London, 1961.
Samuel, Edgar. At the End of the Earth: Essays on the history of the Jews of England and Portugal. London, 2004.
Samuel, Judith. Jews in Bristol: The History of the Jewish Community in Bristol from the Middle Ages to the Present Day. Bristol, 1997.
Sapestein, Marc. Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800-2001. London, 2007.
Schmool, Marlena. ‘A Hundred Years of British Jewish Statistics’’ Jewish Year Book Centenary Edition. London, 1997.
Schmool, Marlena. ‘British Jewry – Population, Organizations and Identity’, (in Hebrew), Gesher Vol. 150 (Winter 2004): 70-83.
Shaftesley, John M (ed.). Remember the Days: Essays on Anglo-Jewish History presented to Cecil Roth by members of the Council of the Jewish Historical Society of England. London, 1966.
Sherman, Anthony. Island Refuge: Britain and Refugees from the Third Reich 1933-1939. 2nd Edition. Ilford, 1994.
Stein, Leonard. The Balfour Declaration. New Edition. London, 1983.
Stein, S. The Beginnings of Hebrew Studies at University College, London. London, 1952.
Stokes, H P. Studies in Anglo-Jewish History. Edinburgh, 1915.


Taylor, Derek. British Chief Rabbis: 1664-2006. London, 2006.
Taylor, Derek. Don Pacifico: The Acceptable Face of Gunboat Diplomacy. London, 2008.
Taylor, Derek. Solomon Schonfeld: A Purpose in Life. London, 2009.
Tuchman, Barbara W. Bible and Sword: England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour. New York, 1984.
Tunkel, Victor. ‘Common Law and Jewish Law: The First Encounter’, in The Jewish Lawyer Vol.5 No. 3 (September, 1988): 9-12.


Wasserstein, Bernard. ‘Patterns of Jewish Leadership in Great Britain during the Nazi Era’, in Braham, R (ed.),Jewish Leadership during the Nazi Era (New York, 1985); 29-43.
Wasserstein, Bernard. Britain and the Jews of Europe, 1939-1945. Second Edition. London, 1999.
Watts, Martin. The Jewish Legion in the First World War. Basingstoke, 2004.
Williams, Bill. Jewish Manchester: an Illustrated History. 2008.
Wolf, Lucien. The Middle Age of Anglo-Jewish History, (1290-1656). London, 1887.
Wolf, Lucien. Manasseh ben Israel’s Mission to Oliver Cromwell: being a reprint of the Pamphlets published by Menasseh ben Israel to promote the Re-admission of the Jews to England 1649-56. London, 1901.
Wolf, Lucien. Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question. London, 1919.
Wolf, Lucien. Essays in Jewish History (ed. C. Roth). London, 1934.
Wolper, Roy S. Pieces on the ”Jew Bill” (1753). Los Angeles, 1983.


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