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92 Glebe Road, Hillel House

History of 92 Glebe Road


Harry Dagut MA, Asst. Master at Perse School

Harry Dagut (Dagutski) 1887-1944) was born in Manchester. His father was the Russian born Rabbi Mendel B Dagutski. Harry attended Manchester Jews’ school and then won a scholarship to Merton College Oxford.

In 1915 he married the sister of his close friend and fellow Zionist Sir Leon Simon. He became Senior English Master at the Perse School and was in charge of its Jewish house called Hillel House. He was the principal founder of the Inter-University Jewish Federation.


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