Yoel Sheridan and His New Book Get Featured by Jewish Telegraph
A Book Feature for Yoel Sheridan’s new book, Antisemitism and the 1753 Jew Law Controversy, appeared in the Jewish Telegraph on 21st April 2022. The book feature focuses on how this book provides a comprehensive definition of antisemitism that embraces anti-Zionism.
Antisemitism and the 1753 Jew Law Controversy is an intriguing book that highlights how the 1753 Jew Law enabled the Jew immigrants to conveniently acquire British nationality without a prerequisite of taking up the Christian sacrament before being neutralized. The ‘Jew Law’ enabled Jewish Immigrants to become British subjects with a fairer and more straightforward process. It’s extremely disturbing how this Jew Law was passed by a body of British Parliamentarians in June 1753, who repealed it after 6 months. This was an illogical event that is yet to be deciphered by historians to date. This book reveals the reason behind repealing this law and further advocates granting similar and equal rights to Jews for becoming British and being a member of their parliament without converting their religion. Readers who feel enthralled by studies of comparative religions and rights of minorities would deeply enjoy reading this tome.
Yoel Sheridan was born and educated in London and migrated to Israel in 1973. He wrote ‘From Here to Obscurity,’ which got published in 2001. He also wrote ‘Gold ducats and Devilry Afoot, A Historical Narrative of Trials and Tribulations of Henry Simons,’ published in 2012. His essay on Jews, Magna-Carta, and Feudalism was also published in November 2017. His curiosity and search for truth have been the driving force behind his successful publications.