A Companion to the Authorized Daily Prayer Book of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Empire, London, 1922.

The quintessential Anglo-Jewish Hebrew and English Siddur, sometimes known as "Singers Prayer Book", was compiled by the Reverend Simeon Singer.  Rabbi Simeon Singer was born in London in 1846. He was educated at Jews College in London and while still there became a part-time Minister (in 1867 at the Borough Synagogue) and teacher.  He moved … Continue reading A Companion to the Authorized Daily Prayer Book of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Empire, London, 1922.

Jews College, Eighty First Annual Report, 1937

This is an interesting annual report about the finances, operations and curriculum of a tiny college in 1937 with about 27 students, six teachers and two librarians.  Jews College was founded as a Rabbinical Seminary in London in 1855.  In 1937 it was housed in Woburn House, Tavistock Square.  The Principal, since 1906, had been … Continue reading Jews College, Eighty First Annual Report, 1937