The Gates of Zion (Quarterly Magazine of the Synagogue Council of the Zionist Federation (UK), January 1951.

This was a quarterly magazine, and the first three short articles reproduced below are interesting reading. The editorial, "Accursed Germany" demonstrates the raw depth of feeling about the German murderers in January 1951. There is a good article by the Rev. J. K. Goldbloom about Rabbi Jehuda Hai Alkalai.  I have a copy of his … Continue reading The Gates of Zion (Quarterly Magazine of the Synagogue Council of the Zionist Federation (UK), January 1951.

Mevaser Tov (Harbinger of Good Tidings) by Rabbi Yehuda Alkalai, London, 1852.

There is a street in Jerusalem called Rechov Alkalai, which people often mistake for the writer of the dictionary.  Actually, it is named after Rabbi Yehudah Alkalai, who came up with the idea that the Jewish people should organize to settle in the Land of Israel, at a much earlier date than the modern Zionist … Continue reading Mevaser Tov (Harbinger of Good Tidings) by Rabbi Yehuda Alkalai, London, 1852.