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“He was like a character out of a book. He was like something somebody wrote.”
In his own words, what does a new library for the Jewish world in Jerusalem mean?
Born Moshe Dovid Osinsky, he was a giant of industry, welfare and charity knighted by the king
David Salomons made it his life’s mission to put an end to the religious restrictions imposed on the Jews of England that forbid them from participation in political and civil life.
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