ROMAIN, JONATHAN A. (1954– ), British rabbi and historian. A leading Progressive rabbi in Barkingside and in Maidenhead, Berkshire, and director of the Jewish Information and Media Service, Romain is also well-known for his publications on Jewish history and life, including (with Dr. Anne J. Kershen): Tradition and Change: A History of Reform Judaism in Britain, 1840–1995 (1995), Faith and Practice: A Guide to Reform Judaism Today (1991), and The Jews of England: A Portrait of Anglo-Jewry Through Original Sources and Illustrations (1985).
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