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Gollancz, Hermann, The mission of Israel and the Whitehall Conference of ; a sermon delivered at the Bayswater Synagogue on December 2nd, (London: Wertheimer, Lea, ) (page images at HathiTrust). The mission of Israel and the Whitehall conference of sermon: Musar haskel. English: A new and critical version of Rhymes on moral instruction attributed to Rabbi Hai ben Sherira gaon based on three mss. in the British museum: Ninth international Congress of orientalists [London, September, ]: communications, papers. A consideration of the factors underlying the readmission of the Jews to England in 17th Century England. The post-reformation phenomena of philo-semitism and millenarianism combine with strategic and commercial calculations to engender a receptive. Christian Zionism Elect Nation English national identity Whitehall Conference Menasseh ben Israel Anglo-Jewry Early modern Jews Parts of this chapter originally appeared in “English National Identity and the Readmission of the Jews, –”, Journal of Ecclesiastical History (), pp. –
This book explores why English Christians, from the early modern period onwards, believed that their nation had a special mission to restore the Jews to Palestine. It examines English support for Jewish restoration from the Whitehall Conference in through to public debates on the Jerusalem Bishopric in On Decem , the so-called Whitehall Conference, which Oliver Cromwell had convened in London two weeks earlier to discuss letting the Jews return to England, came to an end. No clear or explicit decision on the question was reached. This chapter reexamines the controversy over readmission of the Jews in light of both the idea that England was Israel and the challenge of radical religion. The tense relation between Jewish messianism, Christian millenarianism, and conservative Protestantism appears in the controversy surrounding the Whitehall Conference Cromwell called in The Mission of Israel in the Old Testament by Rich Robinson | June 01 God destined Israel to be a nation with a mission, to be a blessing to all the families of the earth (Genesis 1 ">Genesis ). For Israel to fulfill that mission, she had to.
The mission of Israel and the Whitehall Conference of ; a sermon delivered at the Bayswater Synagogue on December 2nd, By Hermann Gollancz. If Christian Americans ever expect God to fulfill his half of 2 Chronicles , they must first repent of their national idolatry – their love affair with the humanistic, pluralistic, polytheistic, and antichristian United States Constitution. Whitehall Conference was a manifestation. The banquet, the idea of the society’s founder Lucien Wolf, was in honour of two men: ‘Cromwell, the great-hearted Protector, and Menasseh ben Israel [of Amsterdam], the devoted Jew.’ They were ‘twin champions of a wronged people, and heralds of a free state’. Speeches by Chief. In , a rabbi named Menasseh ben Israel arrived in London from Amsterdam. His purpose was to petition the English head of state, Oliver Cromwell, concerning the .