Jewish Museum London is operating as a museum without walls, as we work towards a new permanent home. In the meantime you can find us in a range of places, both in person and online.
Distance learning for you and your students
Our award-winning workshops can now be experienced through distance learning. On these pages you will find all the information you need as teachers to select a workshop topic that best suits your students.
All our workshops are based on a guided exploration experience of our unique collection of authentic objects enabling students to ask questions about what is means to be Jewish in Britain today.
Discover the traditions of preparing for the festival of Passover. Explore symbolism and key themes of Passover linked to the story in the Torah through investigating an object from our collection.
Discover and reflect upon why these are the most important festivals in the Jewish calendar. Explore how they are marked and celebrated by investigating audio and objects from our collection.
Discover where the 613 commandments come from and reflect on the diversity of interpretation of the commandments. Explore how the mitzvot affect Jewish daily life through Kashrut dietary laws, prayer and tzedakah.
Discover the nature of Jewish people’s relationship with G-d by exploring the various personalities of G-d. Explore G-d as judge, creator and law-giver through Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur, Shabbat and Shavuot respectively.
Join us for our virtual visit to a Jewish place of worship. Your students will experience Bevis Marks, a Sephardic synagogue built in the 18th century and still used today. This facilitated virtual tour uses video and sounds from the synagogue to explore a Jewish place of worship. Learn more about key Jewish symbols, weekly readings, prayer and understand the historic significance of Bevis Marks Synagogue.
Discover similarities and differences between the Great Jewish Migration and the migration of Caribbean people during the Windrush movement. Explore images from the museum collection and other archival sources to learn more about why these communities migrated to Britain and the challenges they faced. Reflect on minority contributions’ to Britain as a way to build bridges and enhance empathy for each other. (Available as both Virtual Classroom and Outreach)
Discover the enormity of the Holocaust and the history of the Kindertransport through one person’s testimony. Explore personal narrative to highlight the separation and loss of families and the courage to rebuild a new life in a new country. Reflect on concepts of identity, family, human rights, emotions and justice both in the past and today.