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Jews in the Judiciary, 1945‒1990

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Jews in the English judiciary from 1945 to 1990. Until the late 1960s, no Jew could become a High Court judge unless he belonged to the Anglo-Jewish elite, which differed little ... More


Colonial Pathos

Jessica M. Marglin

in Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300218466
eISBN:
9780300225082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218466.003.0008
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter traces French legal reforms in the early decades of the Protectorate and their impact on Jews' legal strategies. Colonial administrators attempted to harden the jurisdictional boundaries ... More


The High Point (I): The ‘Court Jews’ (1650–1713)

Jonathan Israel

in European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism, 1550-1750

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774426
eISBN:
9781800340282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774426.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses the age of the ‘Court Jew’ (1650–1713), which marked the zenith of Jewish influence in early modern Europe. The remarkable role of the Jews in European affairs at that time ... More


Laura Jockusch and Gabriel N. Finder (eds.), Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution, and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2015. 387 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution, and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust (2015), edited by Laura Jockusch and Gabriel N. Finder. Jewish ... More


Collecting, Recording, and Practical Knowledge

Joshua Teplitsky

in Prince of the Press: How One Collector Built History's Most Enduring and Remarkable Jewish Library

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300234909
eISBN:
9780300241136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234909.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores how David Oppenheim's library offered him a means to assert superiority over his rabbinic colleagues on account of his ability to marshal and manage an ever-growing body of ... More


Dan Porat, Bitter Reckoning: Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2019. 276 pp.

Anat Helman (ed.)

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at Dan Porat's important book, Bitter Reckoning: Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators (2019). The focus of Porat's book is the so-called kapo trials that were ... More


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