Welcome to Jewish Historical Studies: A Journal of English-Speaking Jewry
The official publication of the Jewish Historical Society of England.
First published in 1893, the journal is the official publication of the Jewish Historical Society of England, the oldest historical and learned society of its kind in Europe. Jewish Historical Studies publishes original, peer reviewed research that explores the historical experience of Jews across the English-speaking Jewish world.
Jewish Historical Studies publishes one issue per year, and we welcome submissions. We provide an inclusive, fully non-commercial, open access publishing process. There is no cost to authors at point of submission or publication, and no cost to readers. Articles are published on this site and accessed via a number of subject specific indexes, repositories, and search databases to maximise readership. Learn more about our history, publishing process, and how to submit.
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Most Popular Articles
The Yiddish press and the making of South African Jewry in the British world: exclusion, libel, and Jewish nationalism, 1890–1914
Shirts, biscuits, and underpants: unveiling the lower social strata of London’s Sephardi congregation in the eighteenth century through its inner arbitration court*
Rebecca Hodes, Rodney H. Reznek
The intertwining of antisemitism and racism in modern South Africa, c. 1880–1939*