Montefiore, Claude Joseph Goldsmid

(1858-1938)
   English theologian and leader of Liberal Judaism. He studied at Balliol College, Oxford, and the Hochschule fur Wissenschaft des Judentums in Berlin. In 1888 he founded the scholarly journal the Jewish Quarterly Review. He was a founder of the Jewish Religious Union in 1902 which led to the establishment in 1926 of the Liberal Jewish Synagogue in London. In 1926 he was elected president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism. With Baron von Hugel, he founded the London Society for the Study of Religion. An opponent of Zionism, he served as president of the Anglo-Jewish Association. His writings include Aspects of Judaism, The Synoptic Gospels, Liberal Judaism, Outlines of Liberal Judaism and Rabbinic Literature and Gospel Teaching. With Herbert Loewe he edited A Rabbinic Anthology.

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