Photograph of Herbert taken by the BBC in 1932 for his participation in a series entitled 'Our debt to the past'.

Courtesy of Camilla Loewe.






































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Selected Bibliography

List of his publications

The Orthodox position. Essays on problems in Jewish Orthodoxy 1. Cambridge: W. Heffer, 1915.

Catalogue of the printed books and of the Semitic and Jewish mss. in the Mary Frere Hebrew Library at Girton College, Cambridge.  [Cambridge]: Girton College, [1915].

“The Seljugs.” In Cambridge Medieval History, vol. 4, ed. David Luscombe and Jonathan Riley-Smith. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1923. [pending – missing page numbers]

“The Mongols.” In Cambridge Medieval History, vol. 4, ed. David Luscombe and Jonathan Riley-Smith. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1923. [pending – missing page numbers]

Judaism and the Presbyterian Church: their Mutual Relations in the Future. Oxford: Alden, 1924.

Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Hebrew Character: Collected and Bequeathed to Trinity College Library by the late William Aldis WrightVice-Master of Trinity College. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1926.

Mediaeval Hebrew Minstrelsy: Songs for the Bride Queen’s Feast, translated by Herbert Loewe. London: James Clarke, 1926.

“Israel Abrahams.” The American Jewish Yearbook 28 (1927): 219-234. 

“Herbert Loewe’s 1927 Preface to his Handlist of Hebrew and Samaritan Manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge.” In Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library: a Description and Introduction, ed. Stefan C. Reif, 37-44.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Some Mediæval Hebrew Poesy. London: G. Allen & Unwin, [1927].

Loewe, Herbert and Selig Brodetsky. The Intellectual Level of Anglo-Jewish Life. London:‎ The First Lodge of England, 1928.

Starrs and Jewish Charters: Preserved in the British Museum / with illustrative documents, translations and notes by Israel Abrahams and Henry Paine Stokes. With additions by Herbert Loewe. Cambridge: University Press, 1930-1932.

Adolf Neubauer, 1831-1931. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1931. 

Wiener, Harold M. Posthumous essays, ed. Herbert Loewe. London: Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1932.

Judaism and Christianity, vol. 2: The Contact of Pharisaism with Other Cultures: Essays, ed. Herbert Loewe. London: Sheldon Press, 1937. 

Goodman, Paul [et al.]; Isaac Abravanel: Six Lectures, ed. J.B.Trend and Herbert Loewe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1937.

Montefiore, Claude Goldsmid and Herbert Loewe, eds. A Rabbinic Anthology. London: Macmillan, 1938.

“Render unto Caesar:” Religious and Political Loyalty in Palestine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1939.

Israel Abrahams (Late Reader in Talmudic, University of Cambridge): a Biographical Sketch. [Royston]: The Arthur Davis Memorial Trust, 1944.


Selected literature about Herbert Loewe

Jewish Chronicle (9 Oct 1914): 12.

Obituary, The Times (12 Oct 1940): 5.

Obituary, Jewish Chronicle (18 Oct 1940): 6.

Daiches, Samuel. “Address Delivered at the Service Held in Memory of the Late Mr. Herbert Loewe,” offprint. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1941.

Fuchs, Richard. “‘The Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums’ in the Period of Nazi Rule. Personal Recollections.” Leo Baecl Institute Yearbook 28 (1967): 3-31 (esp. 27-30). 

Haberman, Jacob. “Jewish View of the Idea of Progress.” Journal of Jewish Studies35, no. 1 (1984): 57-70.

Hoffmann, Christhard and Daniel R. Schwartz. “Early but Opposed—Supported but Late: Two Berlin Seminaries which Attempted to Move Abroad.” Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook 36 (1991): 267-(espec. pp 283-296).

Kohn, Roger S. "A Treasured Legacy (II): Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library." Library History 21 (2005): 175-188 (esp. 179-181). 

Lewis, David M. The Jews of Oxford. Oxford: Oxford Jewish Congregation, 1992. (esp. 53-)

Loewe, Michael. “A Jewish Home in Oxford and Cambridge in the 1920s and 1930s.” Cambridge: the Magazine of the Cambridge Society 45 (1999/2000): 40-44. Cambridge III 40

Reif, Stefan, C. Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1997.

Roberts, Marcus. “Herbert Loewe.” (accessed on 25 May 2012)

Roth, Cecil. “Loewe, Herbert James Martin.” In Encyclopaedia Judaica, vol. 11, 447. Jerusalem: Keter, 1971.