Brighton Jewry 250: An Anthology of the Brighton & Hove Jewish Community 1766-2016 (edited by Godfrey Gould and Michael Crook) was produced by members of the Sussex branch of the Jewish Historical Society of England (JHSE), to commemorate 250 years since the first record of a Jewish resident in Brighton. Israel Samuel gave his address as 22 East Street, Brighton when he married in London on 31st December 1766. It covers a wide range of topics, including the history of the synagogues and congregations in the City, Communal Organisations, Sports Clubs and Youth, Schools and Education and a chapter on some of the Jewish History Makers of the last 250 years.
Roger Abrahams – The longstanding Chairman of Ralli Hall.
Sam Barsam – A board member of Hove Hebrew Congregation, and a Committee Member of the Sussex Branch of the Jewish Historical Society of England.
Alan Bass – A founder of Club Shalom.
Gerald Burkeman– A leading member of Brighton & Hove Reform Synagogue, and treasurer of the Brighton & Hove Jewish Welfare Board, of which he is now president.
Leslie Burns – A member of Brighton & Hove Progressive Synagogue.
Alex Brummer– City Editor of the Daily Mail.
Ivor Caplin –Leader of Hove Borough Council 1995 to 1996, and MP for Hove 1997 to 2005.
Myrna Carlebach–Assistant director of Hillel House, and headteacher of Carmel House School.
Martyn Cooperman–The founding chair of the Sussex Branch of Jewish Historical Society of England.
Michael Crook– The chair of the Sussex Branch of Jewish Historical Society of England.
Michael Davids –The chair of the Brighton & Hove Jewish Housing Association.
Rabbi Pesach Efune –The founder of Lubavitch Brighton, and rabbi to the Brighton & Hove Hebrew Congregation 1999 to 2008.
Gary Epstein –A member of Carmel Tennis Club, and is now treasurer of the Brighton & Hove Jewish Welfare Board.
Steve Field – A member of Maccabi Cricket Club.
Gordon Franks–A historian of the local Jewish community, and a committee member of the Sussex Brach of the Jewish Historical Society of England.
Hilary Freedman– A joint director of Hillel House.
Jackie Fuller– Chair of Sussex Jewish Film Club.
Gerry Gable–Editor of Searchlight, and an active member of anti-Fascist groups in London and Brighton.
Martin Gilmour–Former legacy director of UJIA, and a leading supporter of JIA in Brighton.
Debra Goodman–A member of the chair team of the Sussex Jewish Representative Council and a vice chairman of Brighton & Hove Reform Synagogue.
David Gordon – A former member of the Maccabi football team.
Godfrey Gould– A historian of the local Jewish community, and former chair of the Jewish Historical Society of Great Britain – Sussex Branch.
Aileen Hill– A joint director of Hillel House.
Judy Ironside–The founder of the Brighton Jewish Film Festival, now the UK Jewish Film Festival.
Gordon Kay– Co-chair of Sussex Day Limmud in 2011.
Doris Levinson– The founder editor of the Sussex Jewish News andmember of the board of management of Hove Hebrew Congregation.
Sidney Lipman – The president of the Brighton & Hove branch of the Association of Jewish ex-servicemen and women.
Warren Morgan– The Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council.
Rochelle Oberman– The chair of the Brighton & Hove Jewish Arts Society.
Winston Pickett– A member of the Board of Management of Hove Hebrew Congregation and of Sussex Friends of Israel.
Liz Posner–Formerchair of the Brighton & Hove branch of Youth Aliyah.
Simon Rickman– A member of Brighton & Hove Reform Synagogue.
Jessica Rosenthal– A member of the chair team of the Sussex Jewish Representative Council.
Gary Samuels–Formercaptain of the Brighton & Hove Company of Jewish Lads and Girls Brigade.
Peter Senker – The longstanding chair of Sussex Tikvah.
Fiona Sharpe –Chair of the Brighton & Hove Jewish Welfare Board.
Angela Shire–A genealogist, and related to the family of Israel Samuel.
Richard Teverson –The World Monument Fund Britain 2015 Yale Scholar researching the history of Middle Street Synagogue and the Brighton & Hove Jewish community.
Edward Timms– The founder of the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex.
Maxine Toff–Theorganiser of Jewish Women Friends in Sussex.
Rosemary Ruth Totton– A direct descendant of Israel Samuel.
Sarah Wilks–A founder of Helping Hands, and is a member of the chair team of the Sussex Jewish Representative Council.
Cecily Woolf–the former Brighton & Hove correspondent for the Jewish Chronicle,and a founder of the 35 Committee for Soviet Jewry.
Julian Woolfe– Former captain of the Sussex Jewish Golfing Society.
Brighton & Hove City Council
Brighton & Hove Commemorative Plaque Panel
Brighton & Hove Hebrew Congregation
Brighton & Hove Jewish Community Foundation – Ralli Hall
Brighton & Hove Progressive Synagogue
Brighton & Hove Reform Synagogue
Hove Hebrew Congregation
Jewish Historical Society of England
Jewish Museum, London
Dr Sharman Kadish
Bob Lerman (USA)
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Wales
Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton & Hove
Richard Teverson (USA)
Trinity College Dublin
University College London – Jewish Studies Library
University of Brighton
University of Cambridge
University of Oxford
University of Southampton – Parkes Institute
University of Sussex
University of Sussex – Centre for German Jewish Studies
World Monument Fund
Susan, Jonathan & Simon Conway in memory of Phillip Conway
Rosa & Stuart Panto
Barry & Aileen Hill
Roger & Irit Abrahams
Michael & Ann Crook
Lydia & Bernard Swithern
June & Lawrence Temerlies
Michael & Adrienne Davids
Sarah & David Wilks
Enid & Laurie Jenshil & Family
Sydney and Cecile Levine
Sussex Jewish Representative Council
Bettina Dudkin (Walker)
Ben & Judith Tobin
Gary & Amanda Epstein
Gordon, Michelle, Ariella and Solomon Kay
Maxine Toff – Jewish Women Friends in Sussex
June Jackson, Graeme, Paul, Bev and families
Angela and Joe Davis
Rosemary Ruth Totton and families (New Zealand)
Eleanor (nee Platt) and Freddy Lind
Ronnie & Wendy Bloom
Sussex Jewish News
Rachel Barnard, David Seidel, Moses & Gabriel
Rabbi Charles and Marilyn Wallach
The Pincus Family
Fiona Sharpe, Winston Pickett and Family
Zippy & Martin Gilmour
Joe & Marilyn Burchell (formerly Alternaker)
Rabbi Elizabeth Tikvah Sarah
Cynthia & Ronnie Arden
Clare & Sam Barsam
Hazel and Joe Rubin