Great Britain: 1st place scholar bronze medal awarded by the Jewish Free School to Emanuel Tacker, 1905; not maker-marked; size: 55.25mm; weight: 88.15g. Medal mentions patronage of Baron Lionel de Rothschild. The Jewish Free School (JFS) was founded in 1732 as the Talmud Torah of the Great Synagogue of London, serving orphans of the community; in the early 1800s it absorbed thousands of immigrant children and numbered at one point 4000 students, making it the largest school in the world. Today the JFS is Europe's largest and most successful Jewish secondary school; of Orthodox orientation.
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