I've previously written about another copy of this book: Dayan Gollop's copy of a Book of Jewish Thoughts. However, this one is a different and scarce edition. Rabbi Hertz's book was originally written for distribution to Jewish soldiers serving in the British forces in the First World War. It was handed out to countless Jewish … Continue reading A Book of Jewish Thoughts by Chief Rabbi Dr. J. H. Hertz, Cairo, 1943.
It is fifty years since we all gathered in Brussels, and my list, which I picked up at the Conference, has now become an item of historic Judaica. As I was there, this is a more personal posting than usual. All the Soviet Jewry activists of the day, as well as major representatives of the … Continue reading World Conference of Jewish Communities on Soviet Jewry, February 23-25, Brussels, Belgium. List of Delegates.