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  • Captured Shadows

    Captured Shadows


    The German Goldschmidt's of the 17th and 18th Century

    Nick, Dagmar

    Dagmar Nick, a multiple literary prize-winner in her native Germany, has turned her considerable talents to researching her fascinating Jewish ancestry. She brings to life her family history through the letters, diaries and documents that they left behind, and...

  • Chief Rabbi Hertz

    Chief Rabbi Hertz


    The Wars of the Lord

    Taylor, Derek

    Chief Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz (1872-1946), perhaps Britain's greatest Chief Rabbi, led his community through two World Wars and was instrumental in the rescue of Jewish refugees from Nazism. He published many books and edited the seminal Hertz Chumash. Rabbi Hertz was a founder of...

  • Children of One God

    Children of One God

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    A History of the Council of Christians and Jews

    Copyright: 7/15/1991

  • Chinese and Jews

    Chinese and Jews


    Encounters Between Cultures

    Eber, Irene

    This book deals with the large variety of contacts that constitute intercultural relations. These studies suggest the different areas - literature, history, society - research can take to discover the interaction of ideas and peoples. It furthermore illustrates how widely disparate cultures can communicate over time and...

  • Defenders of the Faith

    Defenders of the Faith


    The History of Jews' College and the London School of Jewish Studies

    Taylor, Derek

    Although Jews were readmitted to England in 1661, nearly 200 years later there was an election for Chief Rabbi where the short list of candidates were all German. Today the community takes its British spiritual leadership for granted,...

  • Divided We Stand

    Divided We Stand


    A Journey with Judge Israel Finestein QC

    Lang, Colin

    The late Israel Finestein was an outstanding lawyer, historian and lay leader of the British Jewish community. This book of essays by his nephew, Colin Lang, in part an evocation, in part a continuation of his teachings, is a fitting tribute...

  • East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre

    East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre


    Alfie Bass, David Kossoff, Warren Mitchell and Lionel Bart

    Seddon, Isabelle

    This is a fascinating, well written and well researched volume. It explores in detail the lives, careers and identities of four giants of the British entertainment industry, demonstrating how their upbringings in British and Jewish environments influenced their personal...

  • Essentials of Jewish History

    Essentials of Jewish History


    Marlon, Brandon

    An extremely well-researched and comprehensive overview of the  significant personalities in Jewish history from Abraham to the present. An excellent resource for both the scholar and layman of Jewish history.
    Rabbi Ken Spiro, Senior Lecturer & Researcher, Aish HaTorah, Jerusalem

    Brandon Marlon has compiled an indispensable ‘Who’s Who’ of...

  • Faith Against Reason

    Faith Against Reason

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    Religious Reform and the British Chief Rabbinate, 1840-1990

    Persoff, Meir

    From the Reform secession of the 1840s and the founding of Liberal Judaism six decades later, to the 'Jacobs Affair' and the rise of Conservative (Masorti) theology towards the end of the twentieth century, the British Chief Rabbinate has faced challenges and...

  • Fighting Back

    Fighting Back


    British Jewry's Military Contribution in the Second World War

    Sugarman, Martin

    This book is a response to the oft-perpetrated myths of Anglo-Jewry's lack of fighting spirit and its failure to participate in the Second World War. Anglo-Jewry has never formed more than about one half of one per cent of the population,...