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A typology
Benjamin J. Elton

many faces of orthodoxy, part 1’ Modern Judaism 2:1 (February 1982), 26–27. 4 In context (Orlah 3:9) the Mishnah is referring to when new grain may be eaten. 5 D.Ellenson, Rabbi Esriel Hildesheimer (Tuscaloosa 1990), 19. The view of the dangerous nature of modernity was exacerbated by the speed with which it arrived in the Jewish world, an aspect which Meyer has noted: M.A. Meyer, ‘Modernity as a crisis for the Jews’ Modern Judaism 9:2 (May 1989), 154. 6 J. Katz, ‘Religion as a uniting and dividing force’ in Katz (ed) The role of religion in modern Jewish history

in Britain’s Chief Rabbis and the religious character of Anglo-Jewry, 1880–1970
Tony Kushner

others were amongst the smallest. But what is inevitably downplayed in Weissbach’s work, given the number of case studies, is the importance of specific places and their impact on the formation of majority and minority identities. In this respect, an alternative model is provided within British Jewish historiography through the work of Bill Williams. Williams’s The Making of Manchester Jewry 1740–1875 (1975) was a pathbreaking study in both urban history and modern Jewish history. A classic example of the new social history emerging from

in Anglo-Jewry since 1066