Sir Moses

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Sir Moses at the time of his marriage

Sir Moses at the time of his marriage

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.

He was respected by kings and potentates; and was venerated by impoverished Jews in the shtetls of Eastern Europe as well as in the mellahs of North Africa and the Middle East.

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» The Montefiore Synagogue and Mausoleum at Ramsgate
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The Montefiore Endowment

Global celebrity: the American Harper's Weekly marks Montefiore's ninety-ninth birthday, October 20, 1883

Global celebrity: the American Harper’s Weekly marks Montefiore’s ninety-ninth birthday, October 20, 1883

The Montefiore Endowment exists to preserve and develop the legacy of Sir Moses Montefiore. For more information on our work, please visit our other websites:

» Montefiore Websites Entry Home Page
» College website
» » Semicha Programme website
» » Gap-Year Fellowships website
» Sir Moses Montefiore website
» » Montefiore Endowment website
» » S&P Jews’ Congregation website
» Collections website
» » Censuses website
» » » Testimonials website

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