The “Jewish Chronicle” Year Book, Rev. Isidore Harris, London, 1911 – Metropolitan Schools and Classes.

The Jewish Year Book was acquired by the Jewish Chronicle in 1911, resulting in a slight change of name.  It was edited by Reverend Isidore Harris.  He was born in London in 1853 and was the Minister, appointed in 1881, at the West London Synagogue of British Jews. Previously, he was the  Minister of the … Continue reading The “Jewish Chronicle” Year Book, Rev. Isidore Harris, London, 1911 – Metropolitan Schools and Classes.

Jewish Chronicle 1894 – Advertisements and Announcements

I wrote about Bayswater synagogue installing electric lighting in 1894 in my previous post about this Jewish Chronicle volume.  This time I will go through a selection of advertisements and announcements that are typical of the 1894 Jewish Chronicle.  In 1894, the London times newspaper carried paid announcements of births, marriages and deaths on the … Continue reading Jewish Chronicle 1894 – Advertisements and Announcements

Jewish Chronicle 1894 – Bayswater Synagogue Installs Electric Light

This is a bound volume of the Jewish Chronicle for the year 1894.  The format is a little different to the Jewish Chronicle of today.  The paper is better than modern newsprint and has stood up well to time. The first thing that is noticeable is that there are no photographs.  Apart from the occasional … Continue reading Jewish Chronicle 1894 – Bayswater Synagogue Installs Electric Light