In I880, the Jewish population of Britain was small, about 60,000. In 1881, with the assassination of Alexander 11, the floodgates opened. How were these poor immigrants received by the existing community and by the British?
This presentation will follow their fortunes up until World War 1.
In the series:
May 3: The Jews of Spain to the Expulsion
May 10: The Jews of Holland
May 17: 1656 Resettlement in England to about 1750 (Part 1)
May 31: Jews in England to about 1900 (Part 2)
June 7: Jews in England 1900-1918 (Part 3)