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The Century of Moses Montefiore

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Published for the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with the Jewish Historical Society of England by Oxford University Press , Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York
Montefiore, Moses, Sir, 1784-1885., Jews -- Great Britain -- Biography., Jews -- Persecutions -- Syria -- Damascus., Jews -- Morocco., Jewish pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Pales

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Great Britain, Syria, Damascus., Morocco., Pales

Statementedited by Sonia and V.D. Lipman.
SeriesThe Littman library of Jewish civilization, Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
ContributionsLipman, Sonia L., 1926-, Lipman, V. D. 1921-, Jewish Historical Society of England.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS135.E6 M719 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 385 p., [6] p. of plates :
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Open LibraryOL2864253M
ISBN 100197100414
LC Control Number84027225

Century of Moses Montefiore (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization) 1st Edition. by Vivian D. Lipman (Editor), Sonia Lipman (Editor). Century of Moses Montefiore. Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York: Published for the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with the Jewish Historical Society of England by Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Green's biography of Montefiore thus offers both a portrait of evolving Jewish communities throughout the century, and of changing European attitudes, politics, and debates on human and religious rights.

But her book, carefully researched and based on documents written in a bewildering multiplicity of languages, /5(12). Interweaving the public triumph of Montefiore's foreign missions with the private tragedy of his childless marriage, this book brings the diversity of 19th-century Jewry to life, from London to Jerusalem, Rome to St Petersburg, Morocco to Istanbul/5.

Harvard University Press, - Biography & Autobiography - pages 0 Reviews Humanitarian, philanthropist, and campaigner for Jewish emancipation on a grand scale, Sir Moses Montefiore.

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The nineteenth century is full of forgotten heroes. Sir Moses Montefiore (–)—once the most famous Jew in the world—is merely one among many. For a major public figure, he has been astonishingly neglected.

The Phenomenal Life of Sir Moses Montefiore. countries and the Near East for a century or so after the expulsions from Spain and Portugal at the end of the 15th century. In his book The Jews in the Renaissance, the historian Cecil Roth writes of Jews active in Italian science, music, philosophy, the theater, and literature.

These “were. For those with a keen memory, the name of Moses Montefiore () will conjure up visions of hospitals all over the world and of tourist sites in Israel.

Though his biography is unknown today, his name remains a part of our cultural : David Shasha. Sir Moses Montefiore, Baronet, in full Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, Baronet, (born OctoLivorno [Italy]—died Jnear Ramsgate, Kent, England), Italian-born businessman who was noted for his philanthropy and support of Jewish rights.

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Scion of an old Italian Jewish merchant family, Montefiore was taken to England as an infant. As a young. Montefiore lives in London with her husband and two children, Sasha and Lily, but the family also frequents a cottage in the Hampshire countryside where she grew up.

Her house, which features on many of her novels, is a seventeenth century farmhouse with lovely ancient bluebell trees and stunning gardens that burst into a blaze of color during. BOOK REVIEW: 'Moses Montefiore' 40 into a broader look at the Jews and their relationship with the rest of 19th-century of the book details Montefiore’s peripatetic travels: He gave alms.

For the Jews of the 19 th Century, he was known simply as “The Protector.” Sir Moses Montefiore, was born on the Octo in the Italian city of Livorno (Leghorn).

His grandfather and namesake, Moses Chaim Montefiore was a Sephardic Jew from that city, who later settled in London.

Sir Moses Montefiore Bart. was the most famous English Jew of his time, probably of all time. Passionate in his beliefs, both as a Jew and as an Englishman, he became a legend throughout the entire Jewish world in his own lifetime.

Moses Ḥayyim Montefiore and his wife, both of Leghorn, settled in London in the middle of the eighteenth century. One of their seventeen children, Joseph Elias Montefiore, took his young wife, Rachel, daughter of Abraham Lumbroso de Mattos Mocatta, on a business journey to Leghorn, where their eldest child, Moses, the subject of this article.

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Tel: Greene Medical Arts Pavilion – parking garage open from am to pm daily at Palestine in the mid-nineteenth century; Route taken by Montefiore on his visit to Morocco, ** Illustrations: Cover of Harper’s Weekly, Octo ; Pastiche of the career of Sir Moses Montefiore; Interior of the Great Synagogue, Livorno; Mr.

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and Mrs. Joseph Elias Montefiore and four of their children; Portrait of Judith and Moses. Sir Moses Montefiore died on the 16th of Av () at the ripe old age of over years. The Montefiore Museum contains a great collection of gold and silver artistry that Sir Moses Montefiore received as gifts from kings and rulers, as well as Author: Nissan Mindel.

Interweaving the public triumph of Montefiore's foreign missions with the private tragedy of his childless marriage, this book brings the diversity of nineteenth-century Jewry brilliantly to life - from London to Jerusalem, Rome to St. Petersburg, Morocco to Istanbul/5(9).

At the start of the 19th century, Montefiore's great-great-uncle, Sir Moses Montefiore, was an international financier who worked with the Rothschild family and who became a philanthropist. His mother, Phyllis April Jaffé, comes from a Lithuanian Jewish family of scholars.

Her parents fled the Russian Empire at the beginning of the 20th ion: Ludgrove School, Harrow School. Biography / The Full Monte. When he turnedinthe celebration captured the world's attention, and the Zionist movement was anxious to claim Sir Moses Montefiore as one of its own.

But despite his extensive philanthropy in the Land of Israel, it's by no means clear, argues a new biography of Montefiore, that he was a Zionist. The Economist [A] mammoth warts-and-all account of Montefiore and his times. -- Priscilla S. Taylor Washington Times The name [Moses Montefiore] alone conjures up story-book images of a horse-drawn carriage from which a pious Victorian benefactor alights to bribe a local official, endow an orphanage, or dedicate a windmill/5(19).

Many people fail to distinguish the achievements of Lady Judith Montefiore from those of her husband Sir Moses Montefiore (–), who was probably one of the most important Jews of the nineteenth century.

Nonetheless, the life of this “First Lady of Anglo Jewry” is of significance both to Anglo-Jewish history and to the history of Jewish women. Interweaving the public triumph of Montefiore's foreign missions with the private tragedy of his childless marriage, this book brings the diversity of nineteenth-century Jewry brilliantly to life--from London to Jerusalem, Rome to St.

Petersburg, Morocco to Istanbul. Sir Moses Montefiore was a dominant presence in Anglo-Jewish society, a towering figure pressing Jewish interests on the international stage. Green explores Montefiore’s public work as well as his family life and religious beliefs, and provides an innovative account of Jewish politics in nineteenth-century Europe.

A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year A New Republic Best Book of the Year Finalist, National Jewish Book Award Sir Moses Montefiore () was the preeminent Jewish figure of the nineteenth century--and one of the first truly global celebrities. His story, told here in full for the first time, is a remarkable and illuminating tale.

A major source of information about the Yishuv, or Jewish community in Palestine during the 19th century, is a sequence of censuses commissioned by Born: 24 OctoberLivorno, Tuscany, Italy.

The first Jewish cookbook in English, probably written by Lady Judith Montefiore. 29 (1st group) of the reprint published by NightinGale Books, New York, and The century of Moses Montefiore / edited by Sonia and V.D.

Lipman, p. Humanitarian, philanthropist, and campaigner for Jewish emancipation on a grand scale, Sir Moses Montefiore () was the preeminent Jewish figure of the nineteenth century--and one of the first truly global celebrities.

His story, told here in Pages:   A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year A New Republic Best Book of the Year Finalist, National Jewish Book Award Sir Moses Montefiore (–) was the preeminent Jewish figure of the nineteenth century—and one of the first truly global celebrities.

His story, told here in full for the first time, is a remarkable and illuminating : Harvard University Press. Moses Montefiore Book Description: A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year A New Republic Best Book of the Year Finalist, National Jewish Book Award Sir Moses Montefiore (–) was the preeminent Jewish figure of the nineteenth century—and one of the first truly global celebrities.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The businessman and philanthropist Sir Moses Montefiore, who made his fortune in England and became a prominent supporter of Jewish rights, was born in Livorno on this day in Born into a Sephardic Jewish family, his grandfather, Moses Vita (Haim) Montefiore, had emigrated from Livorno to London in the s, but regularly returned to.