Birmingham Anglo-Jewry c. 1780 to c. 1880: Origins, Experiences and Representations

  title={Birmingham Anglo-Jewry c. 1780 to c. 1880: Origins, Experiences and Representations},
  author={Malcolm Dick},
  journal={Midland History},
  pages={195 - 214}
  • M. Dick
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • History
  • Midland History
Abstract This article explores the changing nature of Birmingham's Jewish com munity over a hundred-year period. By focusing on the ways in which Jews were portrayed by non-Jews and how Jews saw themselves, it attempts to illuminate the early history of the Jewish community at the end of the eighteenth century, including the synagogue as a focus of meaning; identity and organisation; how Jews and non-Jews related to one another; Jewish collective action to defend and promote their interests… 
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