‘A Dear Good “God-Mother” to Her’: Margaret MacDonald and Lily Montagu

  • Anne Summers
Part of the Palgrave Critical Studies of Antisemitism and Racism book series (PCSAR)


The relationship between former school friends, the wife of the leading British Labour politician, and the social worker and founder of British Liberal Judaism; discussion of religious aspects of British socialism; divisions between ‘labour’ women and others; the split in the Women’s Industrial Council and its sanitised history; Margaret and Lily’s revised auto/biographies.


Jewish Community Labour Movement Jewish Woman Woman Worker Industrial Association 
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  • Anne Summers
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  1. 1.LondonUK

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