The Jewish Contribution to the British Economy
Over the centuries, arguments have raged over whether or not Britain should be welcoming toward immigrants. This is a book about a tiny proportion of the immigrants to whom Britain did grant asylum, refuge, and liberty. It is the first detailed examination into...
58 Avenue Road
European Roots of a Jewish Family: Gelles-Griffel-Wahl-Chajes-Safier-Loew-Taube
This work contains a detailed account of the methods used by the author in delving into his family background. The enquiry encompasses the entire continent of Europe over a period of many centuries. Gelles, Griffel, Wahl, Chajes, Safier, Loew, and Taube are part...
British Chief Rabbis tells how they achieved what, in retrospect, seems almost the impossible. The survival of the Jewish Community in Britain in the last 350 years as an Orthodox body has been an extraordinary story of success against all odds. Most of the credit goes to 22 men...
Jewish Architecture in Britain
Edited by: Kadish, Sharman
The Art of Reminiscing
Gordon, Sue; Rosefield, Jeanie; Stanton, Pat; Woolf, Vivienne
In today's fast-paced world, older people find little opportunity to tell stories and pass on the wisdom of their experience and years. They remember the past clearly, but the art of storytelling has been lost. Reminiscence classes revive this art....
This book describes and explains the relative preponderance of composers of Jewish descent, particularly during the last two hundred years. The first two chapters of the book give a brief history of composers of Jewish descent from biblical times to the present day. Chapter three attempts to assess the...
An immigrant's search for identity and belonging
What happens to a child whose early life is marked by trauma and loss? Can a reviled other find the courage to speak out? Anna Rabkin's comfortable childhood in Krakow ended abruptly when her Jewish family fled both Communists and Nazis during World...
A Prophet in Israel
Chaim Bermant called him 'far and away the greatest Chief Rabbi Britain has had'. Margaret Thatcher described him as 'one of the most remarkable spiritual leaders of the twentieth century'. And Jonathan Sacks lauded him as 'a prince of God in our midst'. From his first...