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Noblesse oblige : essays in honour of David Kessler OBE /
edited by Alan D. Crown.
imprint
London ; Portland, OR : Vallentine Mitchell, 1998.
description
209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0853033560 (cloth)
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imprint
London ; Portland, OR : Vallentine Mitchell, 1998.
isbn
0853033560 (cloth)
language note
Chiefly English; two essays in French.
catalogue key
3575772
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Summaries
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Essays in honour of David Kessler celebrating all aspects of his life edited by his friend of many years, Alan Crown. The selection and range of topics is wide, reflecting David's many interests over the years: some reflect Anglo-Jewish history of which David has been a part, while others discuss the Jewish press and publishing in which he has been a key figure. A number of essays speak of David's other ventures beyond the Jewish community - as well as being active in local government and the preservation of our environment, he has been influential in both the growing and welcome relationship between Anglo-Jewry and the various churches of other faiths in Britain.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. vii
David Kessler in the Community
David Kessler - A Biographical Sketchp. 3
The Squire of Stoke Hammondp. 8
Making the Effort to Hear - David Kessler as an Exemplar of the Qualities Required for Interfaith Dialoguesp. 11
The Preservation of 'Unmitigated England'p. 18
David Kessler and the Jewish Press
Tale of a Classic Translationp. 33
The Jewish Press, Community and Jewish Publishing in Australiap. 37
David Kessler and the Jewish Chroniclep. 60
David Kessler and Anglo-Jewish History
David Kessler at the Wiener Libraryp. 83
Independence and Integrity: The Vision of James Parkes and David Kesslerp. 96
The Emancipation of Anglo-Jewry in the Nineteenth Centuryp. 108
Ideologically Motivated Emendations in Anglo-Jewish Liturgyp. 116
Hermann Adler: Chief Rabbip. 127
Falasha and Related Studies
A Brief Mention of the Falashas in the Futuh al-Habasap. 141
Faitlovitch, Margulies and the Alliance Israelite - Which Educational Policy for the Ethiopian Jews in 1907?p. 145
The Imam, the Orphans and the Jewsp. 160
Halakhic and Legal Status of Ethiopian Jewsp. 170
L'Importance des Premieres Attestations des Juifs d'Ethiopie en Occidentp. 183
Traces de l'Israel Ethiopien au Travers des Principaux Geographes Arabes du Moyen Agep. 196
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