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<plain_text><page sequence="1">VOLUME 39 JEWISH HISTORICAL STUDIES Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England</page><page sequence="2">JEWISH HISTORICAL STUDIES</page><page sequence="3">Professor Aubrey Newman, PhD, FRHistS</page><page sequence="4">JEWISH HISTORICAL STUDIES TRANSACTIONS OF THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND VOLUME 39 THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND 2004</page><page sequence="5">The Society as a body is not responsible for statements made or opinions expressed by contributors to this volume. ? The Jewish Historical Society of England 33 Seymour Place, London wih 5AP ISBN O-902528-38-6 Printed in Great Britain by J W Arrowsmith Ltd, Bristol</page><page sequence="6">THIS VOLUME IS DEDICATED BY THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND TO PROFESSOR AUBREY NEWMAN, PhD, FRHistS Former President of the Society</page><page sequence="7">Contents Preface xi REVA BERMAN BROWN and SEAN McCARTNEY David of Oxford and Licoricia of Winchester: glimpses into a Jewish family in thirteenth-century England i CHARLES MEYERS Alien diplomat 35 SHARMAN KADISH The 'Cathedral Synagogues' of England 45 RAPHAEL LANGHAM The reaction in England to the kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara 79 LEONARD D. SMITH Greeners and sweaters: Jewish immigration and the cabinet-making trade in East London, 1880-1914 103 BENJAMIN J. ELTON Did the Chief Rabbinate move to the right? A case study: the mixed-choir controversies, 1880-1986 121 CECIL BLOOM Arnold White and Sir William Evans-Gordon: their involvement in immigration in late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain 153 WILLIAM D. RUBINSTEIN Winston Churchill and the Jews 167 MARTIN SUGARMAN Two notes on Jews on active service 177 MARTIN SUGARMAN Lieutenant Marcus Bloom: a Jewish hero of the SOE 183 MERVYN GOODMAN Henry: a physician of distinction - the Rt Hon. Lord Cohen of Birkenhead, CH 197 vii</page><page sequence="8">Contents Book Notes The Cambridge Genizah Collections: Their Contents and Significance, eds Stefan Reif and Shulamit Reif 217 Jews in Medieval Britain: Historical, Literary and Archaeological Perspectives, ed. Patricia Skinner 219 The Double Life of Doctor Lopez: Spies, Shakespeare and the Plot to Poison Queen Elizabeth I, Dominic Green 220 Gli ebrei, I marrani e la figura di Salamone Usque, Gabriella Zavan 221 From the Rivers of Babylon to the Whangpoo: A Century ofSephardi Life in Shanghai, Maisie J. Meyer 221 Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, i8go-iggo, John Cooper 223 Contributors to this volume 225 Notes for contributors 227 Society officers and council 229 Society members 231 Index 237 Vlll</page><page sequence="9">List of Illustrations cover : Hampstead Synagogue, London frontispiece: Professor Aubrey Newman, PhD, FRHistS the 'cathedral synagogues' of england Figure i Plymouth Synagogue (1762-3) 48 Plate 1 Singers Hill Synagogue, Birmingham 50 Plate 2 Singers Hill Synagogue, Birmingham 52 Plate 3 Chatham Memorial Synagogue, Rochester 56 Plate 4 The New West End Synagogue, London 60 Plate 5 Princes Road Synagogue, Liverpool 63 Plate 6 Princes Road Synagogue, Liverpool 65 Plate 7 West London Synagogue 68 Plate 8 Hampstead Synagogue, London 69 Plate 9 Leazes Park Synagogue, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 73 Plate 10 Middle Street Synagogue, Brighton 75 lieutenant marcus bloom Plate 1 Lieutenant Marcus Bloom, 1941 185 the rt hon. lord cohen of birkenhead Plate i Lord Cohen in the late 1930s or early 1940s 205 ix</page></plain_text>