Jewish History

  • 250 Years of Convention and Contention

    250 Years of Convention and Contention


    A History of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, 1760-2010

    Langham, Raphael

    In November 1760, the leaders of the Bevis Marks synagogue in London established a committee to consider how the synagogue should pay homage to King George III, who had just ascended the throne. This committee evolved into what we...

  • A Fairy Tale Unmasked

    A Fairy Tale Unmasked


    The Teacher and the Nazi Slaves
    Vaupel, Dieter with Stone, D.Z.

    A Fairy Tale Unmasked is two books in one, each building on the other. Part I is the effort of a German High School teacher and his indefatigable students to uncover the true history of their town, once the site...

  • A Good Jew and a Good Englishman

    A Good Jew and a Good Englishman


    The Jewish Lads and Girls Brigade

    Kadish, Sharman

    Copyright: 2/1/1995

  • A Minority in Britain

    A Minority in Britain


    Copyright: 1/1/1955

  • A National Home for the Jewish People

    A National Home for the Jewish People


    The Concept in British Political Thinking and Policy Making 1917-1923

    Barzilay-Yegar, Dvorah

    What was the concept of 'A National Home for the Jewish People,' where did it come from, and how was it defined? Barzilay-Yegar traces the shifting meanings of the phrase from its first coining in the Balfour Declaration of 1917,...

  • A Train to Palestine

    A Train to Palestine


    The Tehran Children, Anders' Army and their Escape from Stalin's Siberia, 1939–1943
    Grigsby, Randy

    In October 1938 eight-year-old Josef Rosenbaum, his mother and younger sister, set out from Germany on a cruel odyssey fleeing into eastern Europe along with thousands of other refugees.
    Sent to Siberian slave labor camps in the wildernesses,...

  • A World Apart

    A World Apart

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    The History of Chasidism in England

    Rabinowicz, Harry

    Copyright: 2/17/1997

  • An Israeli At the Court of St James's

    An Israeli At the Court of St James's


    Copyright: 1/1/1971

  • Arms and Disarmament in Diplomacy

    Arms and Disarmament in Diplomacy


    Edited by: Hamilton, Keith; Johnson, Edward

    Armaments, their acquisition, employment, manufacture and supply, have, frequently in conjunction with initiatives aimed at avoiding and regulating conflict, been the subject matter of diplomacy throughout much of the twentieth century. This book, through nine essays by historians with a specialist interest in this field,...

  • Baffy



    The Diaries of Blanche Dugdale, 1936–1947
    Norman Rose (Ed)

    Granddaughter of a duke and niece of a prime minister, Blanche ‘Baffy’ Dugdale was in an ideal position to observe British political and social life, before, during and immediately after the Second World War. She...