The Jewish Museum

Jewish Britain

A History in 50 Objects


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In this exhibition you can discover some of our most treasured objects, and find out what they tell us about Jewish life in Britain from medieval to modern times. Find out more »

Featured Object

Jews’ Hospital and Orphan Asylum banner

Charity and Welfare, Growing Up, East End

late 19th century


Banner for the Jews’ Hospital and Orphan Asylum, later becoming Norwood, which provided residential care for Jewish orphans from the 1860s to the 1960s

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