Religion: 300 Years

Everything was kosher at the Archbishop of Canterbury's Lambeth Palace garden party in London last week. Men came in grey toppers and morning coats, and women in summery prints. As they chatted on the velvet lawn, two experts made sure that the twelve gallons of fruit juice, 3,000 sandwiches, 2,500 pastries and 30 pounds of cake conformed with Jewish dietary laws.

The occasion was the climax of a series of grand occasions held to celebrate the 30Oth anniversary of the Jews' return to England. And it was hard, among the Jewish peers and their ladies, the Rothschilds and Montagus, Samuels and Cohens,...

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