Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2014

308 Pages | 5 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719095474

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Britains Chief Rabbis and the religious character of Anglo-Jewry 1880-1970

Benjamin J. Elton

Published by Manchester University Press

  • An original and challenging interpretation of the Chief Rabbis which goes back to the primary sources Analyses the Chief Rabbis to explain why Anglo-Jewish religious life developed as it did Applies sociological tools to create a typology of the Jewish response to modernity Will attract both the general reader and the scholar of Anglo-Jewry and Judaism in modernity as a whole