This little booklet is a sermon by Rev. Dr. Isaac Levy, Minister of Hampstead Synagogue in Dennington Park Road. Isaac "Harry" Levy, 1910 - 2005, was born and brought up in Paddington, west London, where his father was a tailor. He was educated at University College London, and at the then leading Talmudical academy, the … Continue reading Historic Judaism versus Liberal Judaism, Sermon delivered at the Hampstead Synagogue on Saturday 7th May, 1949 by The Rev. I Levy, London.
Israel Brodie (1895 – 1979) was born in Newcastle and educated at Jews College, University College, London and Balliol College, Oxford. From 1923 to 1937 he was Rabbi of Melbourne Hebrew Congregation, Australia. He was a Chaplain to His Majesties’ British forces in both World Wars. In the Second World War he served in France … Continue reading A Word In Season, by Chief Rabbi Israel Brodie, London, 1959.
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.