This week the Toronto Family History Centre weekly bulletin has information of particular interest to those of us with British Jewish ancestry.
1. The National Anglo-Jewish Heritage Trail Website aims to raise awareness of the history of Jews in England. There are 22 trails currently online, each has pictures and a description of places of importance for Jews. Start at www.jtrails.org.uk/
2. Many of genealogist Harold Pollins' articles on the history of Jews in Oxfordshire originally published in the Oxford Menorah are available on online:
1993: An Unknown Soldier: Harry Mitchell Davidson, A World War I Jewish Soldier from Oxford and his Family1996: It's a Small World2002: The Lynn Family of Oxford2003: Isaac or Levi or Lewis or Percy Levi Solomon of Oxford2003: Habonim in Oxford in WWII (updated 2012)
2004: The Jufra Club in the Second World War2005: M.E. Slapoffski of Oxford2005: Rabbi Jacob Weinberg leaves Oxford2006: Two Unknown Welsh Synagogues, and an Oxford Connection2009: Slapoffskis in Oxford2010: Thame and its Jews2011: The Last Minister of Oxford2012: The Freedsons in Oxford2013: Phillip Cohen of Oxford 1791-18772013: Solomon Moses Mitchel. A transient in Oxford2014: Ministers in Oxford2014: Oxford Jewish Casualties in First World War - Three Mysteries