Jewish Customs and Folklore, by Rabbi Dr. S. M. Lehrman, London 1949.

Rabbi Simon M. Lehrman, as well as being a prolific author, was best known as the Rabbi of the New Synagogue in Egerton Road, Stamford Hill. He was an outstanding scholar, preacher and teacher who was born in Russia in 1900 and came to Britain in 1904. He studied at London's Etz Chaim Yeshiva, and … Continue reading Jewish Customs and Folklore, by Rabbi Dr. S. M. Lehrman, London 1949.

In Kampf Farn Land (In the fight for a country, diary of a Jewish Legionnaire), Louis Nirenstein, London 1928.

This book - in Yiddish - tells the story of a Jewish soldier who fought in a Jewish Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers of the British Army in World War I. Louis (Yehuda Leib) Nirenstein was born in the village of Pyesk, in the Grodno district of Byelorussia.  He emigrated to the United States in … Continue reading In Kampf Farn Land (In the fight for a country, diary of a Jewish Legionnaire), Louis Nirenstein, London 1928.

Vallentine’s Anglo-Jewish Almanac and Diary 1927 (5688), with London advertisements and complete list of Mohelim.

This is Vallentine's Almanac for 1927 - the 90th year of publication.  Apart from a diary and times for Shabbos etc, I have scanned the ads, many of which are for kosher eating establishments in the old Jewish East End of London. It was edited by Rev. Morris Rosenbaum of the Borough Synagogue, and printed … Continue reading Vallentine’s Anglo-Jewish Almanac and Diary 1927 (5688), with London advertisements and complete list of Mohelim.