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Jewish Life in Modern Britain

1st Edition

Edited by Julius Gould, Shaul Esh


230 pages

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Hardback: 9780367464721
pub: 2020-04-27
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Originally published in 1964, this volume aims to convey global perspectives on the Jewish situation in the late 20th Century by discussing research in Jewish social structure and social problems. Historians and social scientists from around the world contributed to the volume to discuss subjects as diverse as oral history, communal organizing and Jewish education.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Moshe Davis 1. Jewish Communal Organization Adolph G. Brotman 2. The Economic and Social Structure of Anglo-Jewry Ernest Krausz 3. Trends in Anglo-Jewish Religious Life Norman Cohen 4. Jewish Education in Great Britain Isidor Fishman and Harold Levy 5. The Anglo-Jewish Community in the Context of World Jewry Cecil Roth 6. Statistical Research: Needs and Propsects S. J. Prais 7. Topics and Methods of Future Research: Sociological Maurice Freedman and Julius Gould 8. Oral History and Its Potential Application Shaul Esh and Geoffrey Wigoder 9. Topics and Methods of Future Research in Contemporary Anglo-Jewish History Vivian D. Lipman. Progress and Prospects: A Postscript.

About the Editors

Julius Gould

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Jewish History and Identity

Reissuing works originally published between 1929 and 1992, the 11 volumes in this set:

  • Include topics as diverse as oral history, community organization and Jewish education.

  • Cover Jewish ethics and emphasize the importance of Judaism as a living creed

  • Chart the situation of Latin American Jewish communities in the 20th Century.

  • Explore the development in England of the Sephardi branch of the Jewish community

  • Examine post-Holocaust antisemitism in Vienna

  • Offer global perspectives on the Jewish situation in the late 20th Century

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
RELIGION / Judaism / Rituals & Practice
RELIGION / Judaism / History