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The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000$
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Todd Endelman

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520227194

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520227194.001.0001

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Native Jews and Foreign Jews (1870–1914)

Native Jews and Foreign Jews (1870–1914)

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(p.127) Chapter 4 Native Jews and Foreign Jews (1870–1914)
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The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000
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Todd M. Endelman

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520227194.003.0005

This chapter examines the conflict between native and foreign Jews in Great Britain. The permanent settlement of East European Jews in Britain between 1881 and 1914 radically transformed the character of the Anglo-Jewry. Their poverty and foreignness drew unwanted attention to them and native-born Jews alike and once again gave the Anglo-Jewry a lower-class cast. Their old world religious practices offended those accustomed to the polite but somnolent atmosphere of anglicized synagogues and they also created intracommunal friction and fuelled the fires of xenophobia and anti-Semitism.

Keywords:   native Jews, foreign Jews, Great Britain, East European Jews, Anglo-Jewry, religious practices, anglicized synagogues, intracommunal friction, xenophobia, anti-Semitism

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