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London Jewry and the First World War : patriotisms, identity and the politics of integration

@inproceedings{Smith2017LondonJA,
  title={London Jewry and the First World War : patriotisms, identity and the politics of integration},
  author={C. W. Smith},
  year={2017}
}
This thesis re-examines London Jewry’s experience of The First World War and demonstrates the unprecedented impact of the conflict on the development of the community. The thesis examines the impact of the war on Jewish nationalism in the British context. It demonstrates how active service during the war instilled a Jewish patriotism, fed by the experiences of antisemitism in the British Army, the Balfour Declaration and service in Palestine. The reality and rhetoric of British antisemitism are… Expand