Chief Rabbi’s Questionaire of 1845

Details now readily available.     In August 1845, Chief Rabbi Nathan Adler issued an elaborate questionnaire, shortlyafter his induction, asking all the congregations under his general control for detailed information about synagogal, charitable and educational activities. Very little of the information which he gathered was made available until 1974, … Continue reading

Queries addressed to the Website

Inquirers should note that the Montefiore Endowment owns, preserves and maintains its books and manuscripts in its library at 2 Ashworth Road, London W9 1JY and those on loan to the libraries of University College London. All items are listed on our website Items are available for inspection and … Continue reading