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Mark Raven

Mark Raven

This reminiscence of his youth by an English economist and civil servant who writes under a pseudonym evokes the tragedy of all those who try...

For more than three centuries the Sephardic Jewish community of England has added its accent of color, tradition, and a certain aristocratic dignity—sometimes a bit...

The Irishman and the Jew The Magic People. By Arland Ussher. Devin-Adair. 177 pp. $2.75.   There are thousands of ways of writing a book about the Jews, and most...

This August 12th will be celebrated as Tisha B’av—the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av—the second most important fast day in the Jewish...

The London Jewish Chronicle—the respected mother (or great-aunt) of Anglo-Jewish journalism (including the American)—has belatedly (because of the war) celebrated its centennial with the publication...

Our world narrows around us as we grow older, and so it should not have seemed so startling to receive on one day the news...

When Arthur and I met Vic in 1945, soon after his election as one of the new young Labor members of Parliament, it was inevitable...

It is strange (returning after a long visit to America) to rediscover how closely knit is British Jewry. Here is a community that for prestige,...