Rav Yosef Carmel, Rabbinical Dean of Eretz Hemdah, Institute of Advanced Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, delivered the first shiur of the Montefiore Dayanut Course on 08 November 2016. His topic, of great general interest, was the conflict of Halacha and Secular Law in modern Israel. The Israeli experience may incidentally be relevant to … Continue reading
The Montefiore Endowment’s website was re-launched on 13th November 2016 in what is hoped is a more attractive format and with its contents brought up to date. Please report any errors and/or omissions.
Administrative Changes The scope of the Endowment’s work has so much increased in recent years that it has become necessary to strengthen its administrative structure to cope with present tasks and to lay firm foundations for the future. 1. Rabbi Mark Daniels has retired as part-time Semicha Course Director after many years … Continue reading
MAKING HISTORY – MONTEFIORE DAYANUT COURSE The Montefiore Endowment is proud to announce the opening of its Dayanut Programme in association with Eretz Hemdah Institute of Advanced Jewish Studies, Jerusalem. We believe that this is the first time a fully structured, academically-based, part-time course in Dayanut has been opened in the UK. … Continue reading
This teaching is now being undertaken in partnership with Eretz Hemdah, Jerusalem under the personal supervision of Rabbi Yosef Carmel. Internet sessions are delivered every week at the Montefiore College, supplemented with monthly face-to-face sessions in London with the instructing Rabbi, and assisted by the Montefiore College’s Rabbi Asi Mittelman, … Continue reading
A research article by Daniel Kessler, based on information extracted from Montefiore Endowment’s collection of Montefiore Censuses, now freely accessible online at ‘www.montefioreendowment.org.uk’ has been published in Issue 6 (2016) of the scholarly journal Middle Eastern Studies. *********************** The article contains initial findings from the five recently transcribed censuses, commissioned … Continue reading
A Giant of a Man. A fascinating research paper by Sally Style B.A., the Montefiore Librarian, is available on this website (see Collections/Petitions). This paper describes in detail the picture of Sir Moses Montefiore visualised by the authors of the many hundreds of petitions sent to him from Jews living … Continue reading
A research paper by Dr Francois Guesnet, commissioned by the Montefiore Endowment, is available on this website under Collections/Testimonials.
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 www.montefioreendowment.org.uk Items are available for inspection and … Continue reading