Jewish Historical Studies

Volume 50, Issue 1

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION: Continuing Tumultix
Remembering Lucien Wolf- reconsidering his legacy8
Samuel of Norwich in the marshlands of King’s Lynn: economic tribulations reconstructed from a newly discovered thirteenth-century Hebrew starr in Cambridge University Library14
Shirts, biscuits, and underpants: unveiling the lower social strata of London’s Sephardi congregation in the eighteenth century through its inner arbitration court45
Evangelical Anglican missionaries and the London Jews Society: Palestine Place at Bethnal Green and related developments, 1813-189569
Singing between the lines: modernity and women’s voices in British synagogues101
PUBLIC HISTORY FORUM: The Jewish community in modern-day Bradford122
A chronological survey of the collective biography of British Jews159
“Before Fiddler on the Roof , before The Jazz Singer , there was Deborah ”183
Movies and Midrash: Popular Film and Jewish Religious Conversation, Wendy I. Zierler191
Why Harry Met Sally: Subversive Jewishness, Anglo-Christian Power, and the Rhetoric of Modern Love, Joshua Louis Moss194
Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death, Lillian Faderman199
Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler: The Forgotten Founder, Derek Taylor203
Reconstructing the Old Country: American Jewry in the Post-Holocaust Decades, ed. Eliyana R. Adler and Sheila E. Jelen206
Louis Bamberger: Department Store Innovator and Philanthropist, Linda B. Forgosh209
Hidden in Plain Sight: Jews and Jewishness in British Film, Television, and Popular Culture, ed. Nathan Abrams212
Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel, Adam M. Howard215
The “Estranged” Generation? Social and Generational Change in Interwar British Jewry, David Dee218
Ben Helfgott: The Story of One of the Boys, Michael Freedland222
Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London 1884–1914, Vivi Lachs226