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Jewish Museum London Announces Withdrawal from Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation and Changes to the Museum’s Leadership

www.jewishmuseum.org.uk  @jewishmuseumLDN Jewish Museum London announces withdrawal from Arts Council England’s 2018-22 National Portfolio Chief Executive and Director of eight years, Abigail Morris, steps down ahead of change in direction [11 February, 2020; London] Jewish Museum London announces its withdrawal from Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation to review its business model and plan for […]

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Learning Team Placements

The Learning Team is responsible for creating and delivering an extensive schools’ workshop programme designed to help students gain a better understanding of Jewish religion, culture, history, and heritage. Find out everything you need to know about our Learning Team Placement Scheme in the Learning Team Placement Scheme – Information Pack Placement Dates: Status: August […]

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Pride in our collection

By Hannah and Zara, work experience students in the Learning Team. During Pride month, we have been considering what it is to be part of both an LGBT+ and a Jewish community and the intersection between them, by looking at images within our collection.   We have been looking at different images, the first ones […]

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Theatrical Photoshoot!

Theatre costumes worn by the award-winning Jewish actor, Henry Goodman, during productions of The Merchant of Venice and Fiddler on the Roof have recently entered the collection of Jewish Museum London thanks to the actor’s generous donation. Before storing them safely away, we took the opportunity to set up a 2-day photoshoot (yes, it really […]

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Investigating the Isaac Family

By Karen Van Coevorden Following on from Emma’s blog about Esther Rafer, another family which we have explored at our recent Curious Minds workshops is the Isaacs family. Using a series of photographs and objects from our collection, we set individuals the challenge of trying to piece together an understanding of the Isaac family history. We […]

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