Jewish History

  • Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    $84.95

    Changing Strategic Imperatives

    Cohen, Michael

    From the Balfour Declaration of 1917 to the Suez Crisis of 1956, Britain's strategic interests in Palestine and in the Middle East underwent radical changes. A leading authority on the British Mandate in Palestine and the rise of the state of Israel, Professor Michael J. Cohen focuses...

  • Captured Shadows

    Captured Shadows

    $32.95

    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

    $34.95

    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

    $35.00

    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

    $59.95

    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

    $55.00

    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...

  • 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

    $74.95

    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,...

  • Fighting Back

    Fighting Back

    $37.95

    British Jewry's Military Contribution in the Second World War (Second Edition)

    Sugarman, Martin

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