Geoffrey Alderman

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Geoffrey Alderman is Vice-President of American InterContinental University, London. His books include Modern British Jewry (1998). He has a weekly column in the Jewish Chonicle.

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2004

Sunday, 29 February 2004

"The Jacobs Affair" was triggered when Rabbi Louis Jacobs' appointment as Principal of Jews College was vetoed by the then Chief Rabbi on the grounds of heresy. In 1964 Rabbi Jacobs founded the New London Synagogue, which led to the creation of the Masorti movement. Four decades on the shockwaves continue to reverberate.

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