Jewish Book Week 2023 Saturday 25 February - Sunday 05 March | Tickets now on sale

Anglo Jewry: A History of Controversy

David Latchman

26/02/2023 12:30 pm
Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Ticket Price : £9.50

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Over the last 300 years Britain’s Chief Rabbis have been attacked for being too orthodox, not orthodox enough or simply being resistant to change. David Latchman will discuss some of these controversies, detailed in his new book Ten Chief Rabbis which is based entirely on items in his unique collection of Anglo-Judaica.

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David Latchman


Professor David Latchman is a leading UK academic, author and philanthropist, currently holding the position of Vice-Chancellor of Birkbeck, University of London. Alongside this, Professor Latchman is a keen collector of Anglo-Judaica. A noted expert in the subject, he has accumulated a large and unique collection of pamphlets, books and artefacts pertaining to Jewish life.

Professor Latchman has produced the well-respected book, “The United Synagogue: 150 Years of Service” and is preparing a sequel entitled “Ten Chief Rabbis”.

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