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Since the re-authorization of Jewish settlement in the 17th century, the British capital has also been the center of Jewish life in England. Since the last decades of the 19th century, public perceptions were strongly marked by the East End, where, prior to the First World War, at least two-thirds of the Jews of London lived. From the 1870s to the 1940s, several tens of thousands of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Eu…

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Endelman, Todd M., “London”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0457>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312

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