Jewish Historical Studies

Volume 48, Issue 1
01 December 2016
Jewish Historical Studies: A Journal of English-Speaking Jewry
UCL Press

Table of contents

Binding ties and tension between Washington and Londonix
Solomon Schechter: a Jewish scholar in Victorian England (1882–1902)1
Schechter’s indebtedness to Zunz9
Solomon Schechter and medieval European rabbinic literature17
Schechter’s eye for the extraordinary35
Schechter’s approach to Jewish liturgy47
William Robertson Smith, Solomon Schechter and contemporary Judaism64
Against the certain: Solomon Schechter’s theology and religion in his British years, 1882–190274
Wissenschaft and correspondence: Solomon Schechter between Europe and America109
From juvenile criminal to Jewish scholar: the nineteenth-century Protestant mission among Amsterdam Jews which culminated in a murder attempt on a clergyman138
Jewish involvement in the women’s suffrage movement in Britain: navigating multiple identities in the Diaspora158
Forgotten terrain: Wilkie Collins’s Jewish explorations177
Jews and the English countryside: some notable contributions to conservation, access, and order200
Book review: Disraeli: The Novel Politician, David Cesarani225
Book review: Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora, Carol Zemel229
Book review: Wartski: The First One Hundred and Fifty Years, Geoffrey C. Munn235
Book review: Mendoza the Jew: Boxing, Manliness and Nationalism, A Graphic History, Ronald Schechter and Liz Clarke237
Book review: Tales of Three Cities: Urban Jewish Cultures in London, Berlin, and Paris (1880–1940), Tobias Metzler241
Book review: Jews and Photography in Britain, Michael Berkowitz245
Book review: Embracing a Western Identity: Jewish Oregonians, 1849–1950, Ellen Eisenberg249
Book review: Chief Rabbi Hertz: The Wars of the Lord, Derek Taylor255
Book review: The Palgrave Dictionary of Medieval Anglo-Jewish History, Joe Hillaby and Caroline Hillaby258