Jews College, Eighty First Annual Report, 1937

This is an interesting annual report about the finances, operations and curriculum of a tiny college in 1937 with about 27 students, six teachers and two librarians.  Jews College was founded as a Rabbinical Seminary in London in 1855.  In 1937 it was housed in Woburn House, Tavistock Square.  The Principal, since 1906, had been … Continue reading Jews College, Eighty First Annual Report, 1937

Talmud Torah IBRITH B’IBRITH, Redmans Road, Annual Report, December 1911

This Annual Report of the Redmans Road Talmud Torah was printed by Israel Narodiczky in 1911.  the Principal was J. K. Goldblum, and the Talmud Torah was famous for it's Ivrit B'Ivrit system of teaching Hebrew.  There were 526 pupils, but a shortage of teachers.  I have several years reports in my collection - this … Continue reading Talmud Torah IBRITH B’IBRITH, Redmans Road, Annual Report, December 1911

Stepney Jewish Schools 1892

This little pamphlet represents an interesting piece of London Jewish social history.  It is the report of the twentieth Annual Meeting held 3rd April 1892.  What is noticeable is that the officers and donors to the schools represent the wealthier and more established members of the Jewish community.  The children are often the children of … Continue reading Stepney Jewish Schools 1892