Judaism

The Chosen Peoples

Oliver Cromwell’s desire to bring about the readmission of Jews to England was met with prejudice and opposition. But he succeeded, with help from powerful friends.

The Rich Tapestry of Jewish Life

Combining grand narrative with vignettes of private lives and long-forgotten events, the last 500 years of Jewish life are told by a consummate master of his craft.

The Jewish Journey

A visually arresting look at the minutiae of centuries of everyday Jewish life.

Let Them Eat Meat

Faced with an extortionate rise in the price of kosher meat, Jewish women in New York’s Lower East Side employed protest tactics borrowed from the radical political movements that prospered in their neighbourhood. 

The Great Expedition

A Danish-German survey sought to unearth the roots of the Hebrew Bible in Arabia. It became the first to comprehend a new Islamic ideology, which now threatens the West.

Jews, Greeks and Romans

There are to sides to every story but the survival of sources from antiquity means we do not always see both. Tim Whitmarsh calls for a more nuanced view of Jews in the Greco-Roman world.

The Little Marconi Case

Henry D'Avigdor-Goldsmid describes an insider trading scandal that embroiled the House of Commons in 1912.