I have previously written about the Hampstead Synagogue ten years after its opening. Here we are now, forty years later, in 1942. This wartime booklet has the history of the Hampstead Synagogue followed by a Roll of Honour - Members of the Hampstead Synagogue, and their sons and daughters, who served in the British armed … Continue reading History of the Hampstead Synagogue and Order of Service on the Fiftieth Anniversary of its opening, 24th Ellul, 5702, 6th September, 1942
The Chief Rabbi, Dr. J. H. Hertz's little book of Jewish Thoughts is ubiquitous and has gone through many editions with ten of thousands of copies printed. I am always amused when I see copies on ebay at fancy prices, as if it was rare. However, my copy is unique. It belonged to Dayan Mark … Continue reading Dayan Gollop’s copy of A Book of Jewish Thoughts by the Chief Rabbi, Dr. H. H. Hertz, London, 1941.
This little book was issued officially by the British Government to Jewish soldiers who fought in the Second World War. It was edited by Dayan Mark Gollop, who was the Senior Jewish Chaplain to the Armed Forces. For more about Dayan Gollop, see my post on his copy of A Book of Jewish Thoughts here. … Continue reading Prayer Book for Jewish Members of H. M. Forces, issued by H. M. Stationery Office with the Authority of the Chief Rabbi,1940.