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150 Years of the Central Synagogue
When Jews left the City and the East End of London to live in the West End, they needed a Synagogue and started a branch of the Great Synagogue in 1855. From this came the Central Synagogue in Hallam Street in 1870. It was...
250 Years of Convention and Contention
A History of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, 1760-2010
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
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
The Jewish Lads and Girls Brigade
A Minority in Britain
A National Home for the Jewish People
The Concept in British Political Thinking and Policy Making 1917-1923
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
The Tehran Children, Anders' Army and their Escape from Stalin's Siberia, 1939–1943
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
The History of Chasidism in England
An Israeli At the Court of St James's
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,...