20 October, 2019 @ 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Join us for a tour revealing Black History and Black Jewish History in the collection.
From the role of ‘blackness’ in Holy Texts to some of the ancient Jewish communities of Africa, we will be exploring the many ways in which race is portrayed through religion.
Led by Learning Officer Shereen Hunte, you will get the opportunity to learn, see and touch some of the rare and unique objects in our collection.
This tour also feature a look at Abayudaya our latest photography exhibition, highlighting the Jews of Uganda.
Image credit: Rena Pearl
This event is part of our series of Jewish Museums Across the Seas tours. 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.