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Jewish vote in Great Britain since 1945

Geoffrey Alderman

Jewish vote in Great Britain since 1945

by Geoffrey Alderman

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Published by University of Strathclyde Centre for the Study of Public Policy in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Geoffrey Alderman.
SeriesStudies in public policy -- 72
The Physical Object
Pagination38p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13950321M

March, Last German V2 rocket on London kills persons, nearly all Jewish. March, Formation of the?43 Group? 22 July, Bombing of King David Hotel, Jerusalem. 8 May, Establishment of the State of Israel. Establishment of Jewish Book Week. The general election produced the first ever Labour majority government, and it did so by a landslide. Wartime necessity had shown that a large and active state could achieve great things.

  British Politics Since by David Dutton, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). The Jewish Vote in Great Britain since (University of Strathclyde Studies in Public Policy No. 72, ) The Jewish Shops Panel: A Guide for Jewish Market Traders (written with G. Hudes, Scott Markets Ltd., ) Anglo-Jewry: A Suitable Case For Treatment (privately published, ) [Inaugural Lecture delivered 17 October ].

From , there was a groundswell of public support for the State of Israel by Jews world-wide, and in the United States in particular. Meanwhile, in Palestine, bombings and retaliatory murders are daily occurrences, as the British were unsuccessful at keeping the peace between Jew and Arabs. Eventually British Prime Minister Bevin.   And in , when Britain elected its first “hung parliament” since the s, Jewish voters were evenly split, demonstrating many of the same characteristics as the country as a whole: Jewish.


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There have been occasions when Jewish voters as a collective have been significant, as Anglo-Jewish historian Geoffrey Alderman reminds us in his book, The Jewish Vote in Great Britain since The election of Lionel de Rothschild, the first practicing Jew to take his seat in the House of Commons, followed a concerted Jewish campaign in the s against the then-exclusively Christian oath.

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