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A House Divided

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

There has been a substantial contraction in the size of British Jewry since the Second World War. Very little of this contraction can be ascribed to emigration. In particular, emigration to Israel ... More


British Jewry on the Eve of Emancipation

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Both in numbers and in economic status the Jews of London exercised the preponderating influence in ordering the affairs of British Jewry. Until the very end of the 19th century provincial Jewries ... More


The Defence of an Image

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The period which began with the crisis triggered by the publication of Lord Passfield's White Paper on Palestine (October 1930) and which ended with British recognition of the State of Israel (April ... More


Louis Jacobs, Revelation, and the Ongoing Battle to Defend Jewish Orthodoxy

Miri Freud-Kandel

in Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Louis Jacobs, (1920-2006), a British scholar-rabbi, became embroiled in the so-called “Jacobs Affair” in the 1960s, a controversy generally associated with his views on divine revelation. Influenced ... More


The End of Consensus

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The underlying theme of the communal politics of British Jewry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was the tension created by the desire of the established, Anglicized ruling elites to maintain ... More


Mismanagement and Fragmentation

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In an economic sense, British Jews prospered during the 1980s; they were, in truth, little affected by the economic problems which beset the manufacturing industry during Mrs Thatcher's premiership. ... More


Emancipation Politics and Party Politics

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The issue of political emancipation dominated the communal agenda of the Anglo–Jewish leadership during the middle years of the 19th century. There was, however, no unanimity of view as to the ... More


Immigration and Social Control

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The world of emancipated British Jewry was turned upside down by the waves of immigration of Jews from Russia and eastern Europe that beat upon the shores of Britain in the quarter-century following ... More


Strange Doctrines

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The dislocation which the great immigration from eastern Europe caused to the established structures of British Jewry went beyond mere numbers and extended into areas far removed from those of ... More


British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The purpose of this book is to explore the relationship between British Jewry and Zionism from 1936 to 1956, during a, if not the, crucial period in modern Jewish history, encompassing both the shoah ... More


British Jewry and the Holocaust: With a New Introduction: With a New Introduction

Richard Bolchover

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774808
eISBN:
9781800340022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774808.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

How did British Jewry respond to the Holocaust, how prominent was it on the communal agenda, and what does this response tell us about the values, politics, and fears of the Anglo-Jewish community? ... More


The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000

Todd Endelman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227194
eISBN:
9780520935662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227194.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of British Jewry in the modern period is characterized in this book by a curious mixture of prominence and inconspicuousness. British Jews have been central to the unfolding of key ... More


Introduction

Richard Bolchover

in British Jewry and the Holocaust: With a New Introduction: With a New Introduction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774808
eISBN:
9781800340022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774808.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter centres the volume's discussion on the Anglo-Jewish community during World War II. Here, the major themes lie not within the Holocaust itself, but in the Anglo-Jewish ... More


Introduction the ‘Jacobs Affair’

Louis Jacobs

in Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774587
eISBN:
9781800340305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774587.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces traditional Judaism that can be compatible with the findings of modern research on how the Jewish religion has come to be. Many religious Jews still hold fast to belief in the ... More


Introduction

Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz

in Challenge and Conformity: The Religious Lives of Orthodox Jewish Women

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781786941718
eISBN:
9781800852143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941718.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter gives a brief background of the differences between Jewish communities in Israel, America, and Britain. Jewish denominational affiliation differs sharply in the two ... More


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