Jewish History » Politics
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,...
Changing Strategic Imperatives
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...
Alfie Bass, David Kossoff, Warren Mitchell and Lionel Bart
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...
The Jewish Labour Movement helped found the Labour Party, and has always been at the heart of the British Labour movement.
This book, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of its affiliation to the Labour Party in 1920, tells the story of this remarkable organisation from...
Collective Memories and Private Memorials
What is it that we wish to see in our photo albums? Reality as it was, or a selected, upgraded version of our past? Can we control the memories we pass on? These are some of the thought-provoking questions that Edna Barromi-Perlman raises...