Dear David:

I wanted to write to you in my three capacities, the immediate past Chair of the Jewish
Historical Society of England, the President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain and the Chair of the Working Party on Jewish Monuments (on which Clive Bettington sits) to offer my most sincere thanks and offer congratulations to you on a really excellent edition of The Cable.

I happen to have known David Mazower for over 30 years from when he worked at the Museum of the Jewish East End of which I was a founder, and recognize the importance of his work in the field of Yiddish and East End Culture.

Martin Sugarman and I work together too on the Working Party and I have provided him quite recently with information about my relation who worked as a Fire WOMAN during WW2.

And when I worked at the MJEE I interviewed Chaim Lipschitz who was one of the early
pioneers of Habonim and who also worked at the Redman's Road Talmud Torah. It was known as the Talmud Torah Ivrit Be Ivrit and was situated at 61 Redman's Road Stepney E. I have a copy of a history 1901-1951, Fifty Years of Its Existence, published in London in November 1951.

Once again my most hearty congratulations on your work in creating such a fine edition of The Cable.

Best wishes

David Jacobs

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