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Jewish Historical Studies


Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England


Volume 52, 2020


Edited by Michael Berkowitz





List of Illustrations


Introduction: Setbacks and shocks to the system – adjustments and particularly painful losses

Michael Berkowitz


Internment: a historical overview

Bernard Wasserstein


The intuitive appeal of learning from the past to alter the present

Tine Destrooper


“We had the most marvellous time”: Jewish refugee domestics’ narratives of internment in Britain during the Second World War

Jennifer Craig-Norton


Challenging the injustice of wartime internment: the collaboration between Eleanor Rathbone and Esther Simpson, 1940-1942

Susan Cohen




Jews and felony in English communities and courts, 1190-1290

Henry Summerson


The prisoner, the fugitive, and the returnee: three portrayals of the eighteenth-century Sephardi dispora to England

Carla Viera


Marcus Kalisch: the life and eclipse of an extraordinary Victorian

Edward Breuer


Hebrew acts in British music hall: the career of Julian Rose

Daniel Appleby


250 years of Jewish burial in Liverpool

Philip Sapiro


In honour of Ada Rapoport-Albert


לזכרה של פרופ' עדה רפפורט-אלברט זיכרונות אישיים ואקדמיים בני ארבעים שנה


רחל אליאור


In memory of Professor Ada Rapoport-Albert (26 October 1945–18 June 2020): personal and academic memories spanning forty years

Rachel Elior


Thoughts on creating worlds through language: an appreciation of Ada Rapoport-Albert by her publisher

Connie Webber


In memory of Ada

Magdalena Luszczynska



David Biale


Ada Rapoport-Albert

Jehuda Reinharz


Ada Rapoport-Albert

Emma Harris


Remembering Ada Rapoport-Albert

Naomi Seidman


Ada Rapoport-Albert

Chani Smith



Belinda É. Samari


Professor Ada Rapoport-Albert (26 October 1945-18 June 2020)

Dr. Naftali Loewenthal




The Art of the Jewish Family: A History of Women in Early New York in Five Objects by Laura Arnold Leibman

Jeanne Abrams


Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker by David Mikics

Nathan Abrams


Yitz Greenberg and Modern Orthodoxy: The Road Not Taken edited by Adam S. Ferziger, Miri Freud-Kandel, and Steven Bayme

David Ellenson


“We are not only English Jews – we are Jewish Englishmen”: The Making of an Anglo-Jewish Identity, 1840-1880 by Sara Abosch-Jacobson

Todd Endelman


Professor Berman: The Last Lecture of Minnesota’s Greatest Public Historian by Hy Berman with Jay Weiner

Mara W. Cohen Ioannides


The Kosher Capones: A History of Chicago’s Jewish Gangsters by Joe Kraus

Robert Rockaway


Rabbi, Mystic or Imposter? The Eighteenth-Century Ba’al Shem of London by Michal Oron, translated by Edward Levin

David B. Ruderman


A Networked Community: Jewish Melbourne in the Nineteenth Century by Sue Silberberg

Suzanne D. Rutland


Houdini: The Elusive American by Martin Begley

Matthew Solomon


Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965 by Maddalena Marinari

Diane C. Vecchio

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