The Board of Deputies of British Jews was established in London in 1760, when seven deputies were appointed by the elders of the Sephardi congregation of Spanish and Portuguese to form a standing committee and pay homage to King George III on his accession to the throne. Shortly thereafter the Ashkenazi Jewish Congregation from Central … Continue reading Board of Deputies of British Jews, Annual Report for 1933.
This booklet was published by the Board of Deputies of British Jews in 1944. (The copy in the Jewish Museum is, I believe, erroneously dated 1942.) It lists many varied ways Jewish people served in the Second World War. There are pages on the Jewish contribution to the armed forces and awards and medals that … Continue reading British Jewry in Battle and Blitz, London, 1944 (third issue)