List of British Jews

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List of British Jews is a list of prominent Jews from the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

Although the first Jews may have arrived on the island of Great Britain with the Romans, it was not until the Norman Conquest of William the Conqueror in 1066 that organised Jewish communities first appeared in England. These existed until 1290 when the Jewish population of England was expelled by King Edward I of England.

There was never a corresponding expulsion from Scotland. The eminent scholar David Daiches states in his autobiographical Two Worlds: An Edinburgh Jewish Childhood that there are grounds for saying that Scotland is the only European country with no history of state persecution of Jews.

Jews were re-admitted to England and Wales in 1656 by Oliver Cromwell. Slightly more than 200 years later, in 1858 they were emancipated, that is, accepted as full citizens. In the late 19th century, there was mass Jewish immigration to England from Russia due to Russian domestic policy. In the 1930s, the country accepted many refugees from Nazism. The Jewish population peaked at 450,000, but has since declined due to low birth-rate, intermarriage and emigration, mainly of the younger generation to Israel. According to the 2001 census, the current population is around 295,000, most of whom live in London.

Academic figures[edit]

Scientists[edit]

See List of British Jewish scientists, which includes economists.

Historians[edit]

Medical[edit]

Philosophers[edit]

Social scientists[edit]

See also List of British Jewish scientists.

Theologians and Hebraists[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Sidney Greenbaum, Quain Professor of English Language and Literature, University College London 1983-90 [86]

Artists[edit]

Fine arts[edit]

Designers and architects[edit]

Arts and literature[edit]

Performing arts[edit]

See List of British Jewish entertainers (includes classical musicians and actors as "entertainers").

Writers[edit]

See List of British Jewish writers.

Business and the professions[edit]

Civil service[edit]

Finance[edit]

Law[edit]

Manufacturing[edit]

Media[edit]

Military[edit]

Property[edit]

Retail[edit]

Police[edit]

Political figures[edit]

See List of British Jewish politicians.

Religious and communal leaders[edit]

Show business[edit]

See List of British Jewish entertainers.

Sports[edit]

Aviation[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Chess[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Fencing[edit]

  • Allan Jay, British (épée and foil), Olympic two-time silver, world champion
  • Edgar Seligman, British (épée, foil, and sabre), Olympic two-time silver (épée), two-time British champion in each weapon

Football (association, soccer)[edit]

Motorsport[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Table tennis[edit]

  • Viktor Barna (born "Győző Braun"), Hungary/Britain, 22-time world champion, International Table Tennis Foundation Hall of Fame (ITTFHoF)
  • Richard Bergmann, Austria/Britain, seven-time world champion, ITTFHoF
  • Ivor Montagu, Britain, national team

Tennis[edit]

Track and field[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

  • Fred Oberlander, Austrian, British, and Canadian wrestler; world champion (freestyle heavyweight); Maccabiah champion
  • Samuel Rabin, Great Britain, Olympic bronze (freestyle middleweight)

Other sports[edit]

Philanthropists[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

References[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

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  2. ^ [1] "her father, Geoffrey Alderman, is a columnist for the Jewish Chronicle, and her family are strict Orthodox Jews" Accessed 3 January 2007
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  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p JYB 2005 p215
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  6. ^ http://www.sussex.ac.uk/cgjs/1-2-2.html
  7. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "He was one of the many children of pre-1914 Jewish immigrants from eastern Europe who were to play such prominent roles in British economic, cultural, and political life."
  8. ^ a b c Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd ed.
  9. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "He was buried in Golders Green Jewish cemetery"
  10. ^ Martin Beckford, "Jewish group rejects uncritical support of Israel" Telegraph (5 February 2007)
  11. ^ http://www.northern.edu/hastingw/jacobs.htm
  12. ^ The Times; 11 January 1997; Tony Turnbull: "Born in Oxford, she had moved to Cheltenham at the age of five when her father, the polymath Jacob Bronowski, author of Ascent of Man, took up a research post with the National Coal Board. So it was that this nice little Jewish family moved in to Cleeve Hill, a small village four miles (6 km) from town."
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  14. ^ Jewish Year Book 1990 p202
  15. ^ a b JYB 1975 p214
  16. ^ http://www.aish.com/jewishissues/middleeast/Bernard_Lewis_Unplugged.asp
  17. ^ JYB 1995 p193
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  19. ^ Encyclopaedia Judaica, art. "Magnus"
  20. ^ a b JYB 1985 p188
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  25. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born in Glasgow of an Anglophile Riga Jewish family"
  26. ^ [3]
  27. ^ Encyclopaedia Judaica, art. Historians, list headed "Prominent Jewish General Historians"
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  29. ^ :"Five years or so later, I decided to define publicly my identity as belonging to the Jewish community by becoming a member of the Liberal Jewish Synagogue."
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  32. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born of Jewish parents of Russian origin"
  33. ^ JYB 2007 p197, 222
  34. ^ Times obituary, 17 October 2007
  35. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "the son of Jewish parents"
  36. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "Jewish physician"
  37. ^ Guardian, Saturday October 23, 1999
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  40. ^ JYB 1980 p182
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  47. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "the only child of Jacob Márton Lipsitz, a wine merchant, and Márgit Herczfeld, both Hungarian Jews"
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  49. ^ http://www.britac.ac.uk/pubs/src/popper/part1.html
  50. ^ "Wollheim was an outstanding representative of a generation of Central European Jewish intellectuals"
  51. ^ http://www.whonamedit.com/doctor.cfm/1298.html
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  55. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "Elias, as a Jew, sought refuge first in Paris (1933–5), and then in London (from 1935), eventually becoming a British citizen in 1952"
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  57. ^ Jewish Chronicle obituary, 25 June 1993, p.15
  58. ^ a b JYB 1980 p183
  59. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "An unbaptized Jew"
  60. ^ http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/annafreud.html
  61. ^ "You are a Jewish, Zimbabwean, Mancunian philosopher... I have lived in Manchester more than half my life and am very much at home here."
  62. ^ http://library-2.lse.ac.uk/archives/handlists/Ginsberg/m.html
  63. ^ JYB 1975 p213
  64. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "of Jewish parentage"
  65. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "the only child of prosperous Jewish parents"
  66. ^ JYB 2005 p249
  67. ^ [7]
  68. ^ http://www.jinfo.org/Sociologists.html
  69. ^ http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/klein2.html
  70. ^ http://montagunocircpetition.org/montagu-bio.pg
  71. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica 1911: ABENDANA, the name of two Jewish theologians... Jacob... Isaac
  72. ^ http://www.nybooks.com/authors/5049
  73. ^ Obituary, Jewish Chronicle, 5 February 1960, p.1
  74. ^ a b Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born of Jewish parents"
  75. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911 ed.
  76. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born of Jewish parents at Vienna"
  77. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: born in Poland of Jewish parents
  78. ^ born Jewish; see Dictionary of National Biography
  79. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born in Prussian Poland of Jewish parents"
  80. ^ http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Marcus_Kalisch
  81. ^ Dictionary of National Biography: "Jewish controversialist, born in London in 1740, was son of Mordecai Levi, a member of the London congregation of German and Polish Jews"
  82. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "an academically highly gifted boy of Jewish parentage"
  83. ^ His own book On Being a Jewish Christian (1998)
  84. ^ "Adolf Neubauer" Jewish Encyclopedia
  85. ^ http://www.mucjs.org/jhrylands.htm
  86. ^ "if there was anything invariant in his life, it was his strictly observant devotion to orthodox Judaism". [8]
  87. ^ http://www.artguide.org/uk/AG.pl?Action=15163A&Axis=AllArtists
  88. ^ http://www.modernbritishartists.co.uk/bomberg_biog.htm
  89. ^ http://www.kunst.wuerth.com/en/kh/kh-caro1.html
  90. ^ James Campbell (11 January 2005). "Guardian Books". London: guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  91. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born at Dortmund of Jewish parentage"
  92. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, cited at OUP website
  93. ^ http://www.hannahfrank.org.uk/
  94. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "son of East-End Russian Jewish immigrants"
  95. ^ http://www.leninimports.com/lucian_freud_bio.html
  96. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "As a Jew, Games worked for the Jewish relief unit and for many Jewish and Israeli organizations"
  97. ^ http://web311.pavilion.net/ARTgertler.htm
  98. ^ http://www.glbtq.com/arts/gluck.html
  99. ^ Obituary, Jewish Chronicle 30 August 1912, p16
  100. ^ Delia Gaze Dictionary of Women Artists Routledge Press 1997,
  101. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "Hart was an observant Jew."
  102. ^ [9]
  103. ^ The Guardian, 6 February 2002, p6: Letter from Kitaj: "London's four leading Jewish painters, including me"; Listed as a British painter in Hutchinson's Encyclopedia of Britain, 2005
  104. ^ H. Read, S. Thorndike, and others, Jacob Kramer: a memorial volume (1969)
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  107. ^ http://my.name-services.com/76905/page99.htm
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  109. ^ Jewish Chronicle, "Lord Snowdon is indeed Jewish ... Snowdon does not need to be any more Jewish. Halachically, the Lubavitcher rebbe was no more haimishe than he is.
  110. ^ http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/view.jsp?artid=305&letter=P
  111. ^ http://www.whistler.arts.gla.ac.uk/biog/Solo_SJ.htm
  112. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born of Jewish parents in Warsaw; naturalized, 1894"
  113. ^ http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/1998/1948/396_via.htm
  114. ^ http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0316861693
  115. ^ http://observer.guardian.co.uk/business/story/0,6903,851194,00.html
  116. ^ Comment by his son James Lasdun: "He was English but not really, being Jewish": accessed 6 May 2007
  117. ^ Jewish Virtual Library: "Maybe I'm a really bad Jew because I'm always so excited to say that I am, but I don't live and breathe the religion.": accessed 6 May 2007
  118. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born in East Prussia of German-Jewish parents
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  123. ^ http://www.jewishbookweek.com/2006/010306f.php
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  125. ^ a b Jewish Chronicle, 8 January 1999, p.6: "Three Jewish knights feature among the New Year honours: ... Nichola Serota ... John Krebs ... Victor Blank."
  126. ^ Patricia Welch, "The World of the Shining Translator: Waley's "Genji", Orientalism, and the birth of Japanese Literary Studies", "Waley, born Arthur David Schloss, was a member of an elite Anglo-Jewish family"
  127. ^ article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  128. ^ [14]
  129. ^ Jewish Chronicle, 21 June 1968 Page:46
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  131. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born in Linz, Austria, of Jewish parents"
  132. ^ http://www.ajcarchives.org/AJC_DATA/Files/Vol_92__1992.pdf
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  134. ^ K. Grunwald, ‘Windsor Cassel: the last court Jew’, Yearbook of the Leo Baeck Institute, 14 (1969), 119–61
  135. ^ http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2088-1452226,00.html
  136. ^ Jewish Encyclopedia IV p289
  137. ^ http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/view.jsp?artid=322&letter=G
  138. ^ http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9037280
  139. ^ Jewish Chronicle 25 July 1941, p.12, "Jews in the Navy"
  140. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "a devout Jew"
  141. ^ JYB 2005 212
  142. ^ http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/view.jsp?artid=66&letter=A
  143. ^ http://82.1911encyclopedia.org/M/MO/MONTEFIORE_SIR_MOSES_HAIM.htm
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  145. ^ http://www.shpltd.co.uk/rousseau-jewofcrancourt.pdf
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  147. ^ http://www.montaguemillennium.com/familyresearch/h_1911_samuel.htm
  148. ^ The Guardian (Manchester); 04/07/00; Sir Maurice Drake; p20
  149. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born of Jewish parents of English nationality"
  150. ^ New Yorker magazine "My great-grandfather Herbert Bentwitch, a lawyer from a prominent English Jewish family" Accessed 21 November 2006.
  151. ^ Encyclopaedia Judaica, art. Bentwitch
  152. ^ The Times (London); 13/06/00; Frances Gibb; p.Law. 3
  153. ^ Jewish Chronicle 5/7/1996 p7: "The Liberal Democrats' sole Jewish MP, Alex Carlile"
  154. ^ Jewish Chronicle: 25/6/1999 p10: "Alex Carlile is on his way back to Westminster as one of four Jews among the 36 working peers"
  155. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "first professing Jew to graduate at Cambridge"
  156. ^ Dictionary of National Biography: "Another area to which Cohen gave time and devotion was that of Jewish culture and charity. He had been brought up in the Orthodox tradition, and came to take the Reformed and Liberal positions."
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  165. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born in New York of wealthy Jewish parents"
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  178. ^ Obituary: Harold Lightman; The Independent; 18 November 1998; John Balcombe; p. 6; "Lightman was disadvantaged in his early legal career by the fact that he had not been to university and was Jewish."
  179. ^ "Sir Alan Mocatta, Jewish"
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  181. ^ Jewish Year Book 2005: p212 & 214
  182. ^ Son of Rabbi Chaim Pearl: see Who's Who (UK)
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  195. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "He was a devout Jew"
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  197. ^ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: "His parents were Orthodox Jews"
  198. ^ The Times, 14 April 1998, p.1: "the Jewish philanthropist Sir Emmanuel Kaye"
  199. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "leading figure in Anglo-Jewry"
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  230. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "born in Lithuania of Jewish parentage"
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  248. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography: "naturalised British subject, 1910"
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  • Celmins, Martin. Peter Green: The Authorized Biography. London: Sanctuary Publishing, Ltd.; 3rd edition, 2003. pp. 23–32.
  • JYB = Jewish Year Book (annual)
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  • TimesAd: The Times, 6/7/06 p34: "A Call by Jews in Britain" (advert signed by 300 British Jews)
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