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The Jewish Communities of Islington, 1730s-1880s By Petra Laidlaw
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Originally a picturesque village on the outskirts of London and now a vibrant part of the inner city, Islington was home to a significant Jewish population 200 years ago, and remained so until the... More > middle of the 20th century. But as London expanded and earlier inhabitants drifted outwards, the Jewish presence in these parts was forgotten. This volume relies on extensive research among original sources and contemporary commentators to bring back to life the several communities that lived here between the 1730s and the eve of mass immigration in the 1880s. The rich cast of former residents includes many of the great and the good of Jewish society, a great number of ordinary people whose lives are more obscure, and a few rogues. Two appendices set out some of the factual background and statistics underlying the narrative. Fully sourced and indexed, with 37 prints and photographs, which in the paperback edition are all in black and white< Less
The Jewish Communities of Islington, 1730s-1880s By Petra Laidlaw
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Originally a picturesque village on the outskirts of London and now a vibrant part of the inner city, Islington was home to a significant Jewish population 200 years ago, and remained so until the... More > middle of the 20th century. But as London expanded and earlier inhabitants drifted outwards, the Jewish presence in these parts was forgotten. This volume relies on extensive research among original sources and contemporary commentators to bring back to life the several communities that lived here between the 1730s and the eve of mass immigration in the 1880s. The rich cast of former residents includes many of the great and the good of Jewish society, a great number of ordinary people whose lives are more obscure, and a few rogues. Two appendices set out some of the factual background and statistics underlying the narrative. Fully sourced and indexed, with 37 prints and photographs, most in colour< Less
Gentile Widow & Jewish Queen: A Commentary on Ruth and Esther By James E. Smith, Ph.D.
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An introduction to the Old Testament books of Ruth and Esther is followed by a verse-by-verse commentary on the text of these two books.
Pirke Avot: Sayings of the Jewish Fathers (Hardcover) By Various & Charles Taylor
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This exceptional translation of Pirke Avot (Pirkei Avot) features in full the chapters and sacred phrases by the Jewish forefathers. This edition is in hardcover. Pirke Avot or Pirkei Avot - in... More > English 'Chapters of the Fathers' - is a collection of sayings and aphorisms dating from antiquity which teach the ethics and morality of the Jewish faith. Attributed to various sages of Judaism who taught between the 2nd century BCE to the 2nd century AD, this collection combines some of the finest and most salient phrases coined by the revered rabbis of old. Since the early Middle Ages, it has been customary in several Jewish traditions for adherents and aspiring rabbis to devote time studying and absorbing these ancient sayings. Many are characterised by a memorable brevity, for expressing in a couple of sentences what other teachers would find difficult to teach in several pages. The Jewish principles of kindness, self-respect and the respect of others are expounded upon with insightful detail.< Less
MARTINEZ, A Spanish-Jewish Family of New Mexico By Perry Peña
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Martinez, A Spanish Jewish Family of New Mexico is a book detailing much of the lost historic proof and some of the new scientific proof that this family in New Mexico is clearly of Jewish origin.... More > Further this book explains the ills which have come to the Martinez' and other Hispanic families in New Mexico from falling away from their true identity as it encourages them all to return to their full identity.< Less
MARTINEZ, A Spanish-Jewish Family of New Mexico By Perry Peña
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Martinez, A Spanish Jewish Family of New Mexico is a book detailing much of the lost historic proof and some of the new scientific proof that this family in New Mexico is clearly of Jewish origin.... More > Further this book explains the ills which have come to the Martinez' and other Hispanic families in New Mexico from falling away from their true identity as it encourages them all to return to their full identity.< Less
An Index to the Jewish Community of the British Isles in 1851 By Petra Laidlaw
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This is a revised and expanded edition of the volume published in 2010, now listing over 29,000 of the estimated 32,000 Jews living in the British Isles (England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the... More > Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) in 1851. It gives summary details, wherever known, of when and where they were born, their parents, spouses, their residence in 1851 and occupation. It facilitates searches on a much fuller database which is freely available online.< Less
Jewish Confession: Why I Converted to Islam By Joshua Zadok
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Coming to terms with the history of my people in rebellion against YHVH.
Early Experiences of a First Generation Jewish South African By Max Israel Shaff
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Recollections of growing up in South Africa during and following the second world war, with the election of a nationalist postwar government, responsible for the passage of Apartheid into the law of... More > the land. The son of Eastern European Jewish immigrants. Formative years spent in a divided country separated by race, religion, language and ethnicity still bearing residual scars of both the Xhosa and Boer wars. It is however first and foremost a family saga.< Less
Early Experiences of a First Generation Jewish South African By Max Israel Shaff
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Recollections of growing up in South Africa during and following the second world war, with the election of a nationalist postwar government, responsible for the passage of Apartheid into the law of... More > the land. The son of Eastern European Jewish immigrants. Formative years spent in a divided country separated by race, religion, language and ethnicity still bearing residual scars of both the Xhosa and Boer wars. It is however first and foremost a family saga.< Less

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