Jews in Britain

Jews in Britain

by Michael Leventhal
     
 

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This book tells the epic thousand-year story of Britain's Jewish community, the country's oldest minority group, replete with the dark episodes of persecution and expulsion, but also with positive periods of acceptance and toleration. Some Jews came as wealthy traders, others as desperate refugees; some had to lead secret lives, and others in different times stood

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This book tells the epic thousand-year story of Britain's Jewish community, the country's oldest minority group, replete with the dark episodes of persecution and expulsion, but also with positive periods of acceptance and toleration. Some Jews came as wealthy traders, others as desperate refugees; some had to lead secret lives, and others in different times stood shoulder to shoulder with the rest of the nation against threats to the British way of life, which included the Nazis.

The impact of Jewish culture on daily life - on language, on food, on religion, art and business - has been inestimable, and this book is a fully illustrated introduction and fitting tribute.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747813606
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/21/2013
Series:
Shire Library , #734
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
12 MB
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Meet the Author

Michael Leventhal, journalist and history publisher, is the founder of the Jewish food charity Gefiltefest and the annual Gefiltefest London Jewish Food Festival.

Richard Goldstein, Jewish history educator and European tour guide, is Director of Operations at the Institute for Jewish Policy Research.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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