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 retired as part-time Semicha Course Director after many years of … Continue reading
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
Nineteen rabbis, from the following countries, are now studying on this programme: Australia (2), Germany (1), Hong Kong (1), Israel (1), The Netherlands (1), Turkey (1), U.K. (8), U.S.A. (4). Face-to-face teaching takes place in London, Jerusalem and Los Angeles to supplement weekly interactive shiurim by internet.
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
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