Sentence Examples with the word jewry

From their own point of view they were orthodox conservatives, so far as they really cared to remain - for whatever reason - within the pale of Jewry and to justify their presence there.

The earlier ones in some cases prohibited the lending of money on usury at all, as in a statute of Jewry of the reign of Edward I.; but the later statutes were chiefly confined to limiting the rate of interest.

There is a reminder of them in the names of Jewry Street near the former and of Jewin Street near the latter place.

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The communal organization of English Jewry is somewhat inchoate.