Sunday, 27 February 2011
Leeds Jewish Historical Society Essay Prize
Five Leaves is pleased to have been one of the sponsors for the essay prize inaugurated by our friends at the Leeds branch of the Jewish Historical Society. The winning entries covered: The Jews of Leeds; The Synagogues of Huddersfield; The York Massacre of 1190; and The Jewish and Yorkshire Identities of William Rothenstein. The overall winner was Dr Samuel Shaw, recently-conferred with his PhD for his essay 'An Uneasy Adherent: The Jewish and Yorkshire Identities of Sir William Rothenstein'. Four entrants will receive books from our backlist.