3 April @ 2.00 pm - 2.30 pm
Uncover the myths behind Jews and money with these curator-led talks.
This event is free for Friends and with National Art Pass – please present your pass on the day.
Professor Mirjam Zadoff shares the cultural history of shidduchim (Jewish matchmaking), the ‘dating project’ focuses on strategies of building economic and political networks through carefully chosen marriage partners around the globe.
Professor Nathan Abrams sheds light on how Jews transformed the British entertainment industries, creating some of the most iconic characters and images of the twentieth century, including James Bond, Doctor Who, Carry On, and many others. In so doing, British Jews infused their creations with hidden Jewish themes.