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

Yiddish typewriter

Working Lives and Trades, Sport and Leisure

20th century


Yiddish typewriter which belonged to the playright Abish Meisels, who emigrated to London in 1938 and became a central figure in the New Yiddish Theatre in Adler Street

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