The Jewish Year Book 5657, Joseph Jacobs, 1896, London

I have a whole shelf of Jewish Year Books - they are still being issued each year today - but this one is the grand-daddy of them all, the Jewish Year Book for the first year, published in 1896.  This was a revolutionary book, full of facts and contact information for the "Queen's Jewry", the … Continue reading The Jewish Year Book 5657, Joseph Jacobs, 1896, London

The Jewish Year Book 1932, Rev. S. Levy – and the Federation of Synagogues

I bought this book in 1987 in the closing-down sale of the old Feldheim book store on East Broadway, New York.  I have other copies of the Jewish Year Book, from the very first one in 1896, but this is one of the most useful.  The earlier Jewish Year Books had plenty of information about … Continue reading The Jewish Year Book 1932, Rev. S. Levy – and the Federation of Synagogues