Practical Grievance: 200 Years of Anglo-Jewish Emancipation

Exhibition curated by Alice Schreyer.

The emancipation of Jews in England is the subject of this exhibition written by Alice Schreyer. Books and pamphlets selected from the Ludwig Rosenberger Library of Judaica illustrate the 200-year controversy surrounding the attainment of full political rights for British Jews. The exhibition focuses on three events: the re-admission of Jews to England in 1656, the Naturalization Act of 1753, and the lifting of remaining civil disabilities between 1830 and 1858.