This book is in my Anglo-Judaica collection for nostalgia. It was compiled by 'Green Flag". This was the pseudonym of F. H. Samuel, a long-time Jewish Chronicle journalist who worked for the Jewish Chronicle for over 50 years. He started as the office boy and ended as a respected journalist, edited the travel column for … Continue reading The Jewish Travel Guide, 1964, by ‘Green Flag’ (F. H. Samuel), London 1964, Jewish Chronicle Publications.
This is a bound volume of the Jewish Chronicle for 1915 that I added to my collection some years ago. The paper is a little fragile, but has held up well. There is a noticeable downgrade in quality of paper towards the end of the year - something that would not be noticeable of I … Continue reading The Jewish Chronicle, London, 1915 – Advertisements, Announcements etc. (250th Post)
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.
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
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