20 August, 2020 @ 10.00 am - 11.00 am
Around the World in 80, 55, 21 Days!: Jewish Museums Across the Seas
Travel the world via Zoom this August as we tour Jewish museums in Australia, England, South Africa and the United States of America. Trace the movements of Jews across the seas, uncovering the communities created, celebrating unique traditions and histories. Experience a taste of the world-class exhibits that bring to life the stories of Jewish communities from across the globe.
Jewish Journeys: A History of Migration with the Jewish Museum London
Sunday 9th August 2020, 6pm UK local time, 7pm South Africa local time, 1pm Maryland local time
Discover the history of the Jewish community in Britain. From a medieval mikvah telling the story of the very first Jewish community to photographs belonging to children who travelled on the Kindertransport, this virtual tour will explore many periods of Jewish migration to Britain.
Emma Crew, Engagement Officer, has been at the museum for almost three years. She works on the Jewish Museum’s informal learning programme creating and delivering dementia-friendly workshops, autism-friendly mornings, family activities and museum tours. During lockdown she has been delivering tours, talks, quizzes and family activities via Facebook Live and Zoom. Emma has an MA in Medieval Studies and is particularly interested in the Medieval Jewish Community in London, the first stop on our tour of the Jewish Museum London.
Note: This programme will also take place on Sunday 9 August 2020, 6pm UK local time.
This is a free event for museum volunteers, our members and patrons.
During this unprecedented time, the Jewish Museum of London is proud to work with our colleagues at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, the Jewish Museum of Australia and the South African Jewish Museum to provide this meaningful online program. Donations to help us continue to serve you—from a safe distance—are appreciated, but not required.
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Additional Programmes from this series
- Jewish Museum of Maryland: Thursday 13th August, 6pm UK time
- South African Jewish Museum: Sunday 16th August, 6pm UK time
- Jewish Museum of Australia: Sunday 23rd August, 12 noon, UK time
Learn what it means to be a refugee and understand the reasons why people might be forced to leave their homes through a guided exploration of one photograph in our collection. We will then share an activity for you to do at home which links to this year’s theme ‘We cannot walk alone.’
Discover the History of Jews in Britain from 1066, a history full of journeys and migration. From a medieval mikvah telling the story of the first Jewish community in Britain to photographs belonging to children who escaped Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport, this virtual tour explores many periods of migration.
Join us to explore refugee stories from our collection in this exclusive talk for our Friends and Patrons.