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17 October 1821 Alexander McCaul calls for establishment of “Judaeo-Christian colony” #otdimjh

Yesterday I showed an Israeli friend the memorial plaques now in Christchurch, Spitalfields, previously at Palestine Place, the large compound of the London Society for Promoting Christianity amongst the Jews [CMJ]). One of them commemorates Alexandander McCaul, Professor of Hebrew and … Continue reading

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16 May 1799 Birth of Alexander McCaul, scholar, evangelist and author of “The Old Paths” #otdimjh

McCaul, the son of Alexander McCaul (a cordwainer) was born to a Protestant family in Dublin, 16 May 1799. He was educated at a private school, and entering Trinity College, Dublin, 3 October 1814, graduated B.A. 1819, and proceeded M.A. … Continue reading

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5 February 1837 Hebrew Service Re-Established in Palestine Place, London #onthisday #otdimjh

Gidney records: After the lapse of centuries Christian worship was again held in the sacred Hebrew tongue, by the establishment, on February 5th, 1837, of a regular Hebrew Service in Palestine Place on Sunday afternoon. The prayers were read on … Continue reading

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