Posts Tagged ‘ england ’

How Not to Sell Christianity to the Jews

July 10, 2014
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How Not to Sell Christianity to the Jews

The name “London Jews’ Society” might conjure up images of proper Brits at a Hadassah meeting, or of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (or maybe of a Fiddler on the Roof/Downton Abbey mash-up). But it was actually a 19th-century missionary society that began its work in London’s East End, and then…

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When King Henry VIII Bribed the Rabbis

January 3, 2014
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King Henry

In 1527, King Henry VIII was desperate to divorce his first wife, Catharine of Aragon.…

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The First Jewish Boxer

August 1, 2013
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mendoza2

Many of us know that Jews were a significant presence in the¬†boxing world from the¬†1920s…

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The Excommunicated City

May 31, 2012
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the excommunicated city

The city of York, England, is a vacation…

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