30 June @ 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Set against the backdrop of the City of London, this walking tour led by popular Blue Badge guide Rachel Kolsky highlights the stories of fascinating Jewish personalities who were instrumental in the development of London’s financial quarter.
From Aaron of Lincoln in medieval times, the post-WWII eurobonds and hostile takeovers of SG Warburg and the high-tech information revolution by Bloomberg the stories also include those of David Salomon, Moses Montefiore and NM Rothschild set against civic emancipation of Victorian England.
Tickets include one month free entry to Jews, Money, Myth.
With a title inspired by the Eyshes Chayil prayer, discover the stories Jewish and non-Jewish women alike who made an impact on the Jewish community of the East End in this walking tour of Whitechapel and Spitalfields
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.