This huge book is not Anglo-Judaica but it is packed with thousands of pages of information. As a sample, I've chosen some streets in the East End of London, including several with synagogues, which establishes their addresses. There are hundreds of small shops and businesses. These scans also demonstrate the large numbers of Jewish families, … Continue reading Post Office Directory of London, 1927 – East End Streets and Synagogues.
This book is in my library not because of its content, but because it has the stamp of the Scarborough Street Synagogue, and I am going to relate the story of this Synagogue. I have previously written about another book with this stamp - see "Dayan Fisher's copy of Chemdas Hanefesh". The book itself is … Continue reading The Scarborough Street Synagogue (original owner of Divrei Chaim by Rabbi Aaron Chaim of Kaidanov, Vilna 1898)
This book is in my Anglo-Judaica library because of its Association. It belonged to Dayan Michoel Fisher, Rav Rashi of the Federation of Synagogues in London. For more about Dayan Fisher, see my previous post here. Chemdas Moshe is a book of Shailos and Tshuvos (Questions and Answers) by Rabbi Moshe Perlmutter of Lodz, whose … Continue reading Dayan Fisher’s copy of Chemdas HaNefesh, the last part of Chemdas Moshe, Warsaw 1897.