History of the Jews in Scotland

History of the Jews in Scotland

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Scottish Jews
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יהודים סקוטיים

Alfred Edersheim

Esta Henry

Emmanuel Lord Shinwell

Sir Isaac Wolfson, FRS

Charlotte Auerbach, FRS, FRSE

Louis Rabinowitz

Leonard Schapiro

Dame Muriel Spark, DBE, CLit, FRSE, FRSL

Ivor Cutler

Eric Woolfson

Sir Malcolm Rifkind, KCMG, QC

Derek Shulman

Mark Knopfler, OBE

J. David Simons

Rebecca Pidgeon

Kevin Macdonald

Total population

5,887 (according to 2011 census)[1]

Regions with significant populations

Newton Mearns,[2] Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee

Languages

Scottish English, Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Hebrew, Yiddish

Religion

Judaism

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Communities

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Related groups

Bnei Anusim
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