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Object Talk Live: John Schlapobersky’s bible

Our first object talk is about John Schlapobersky's bible, within the theme of 'Coming Together'. Presented by Learning Officer Shereen, this talk will highlight the importance of coming together as a community through this object which has its origins in South Africa.

This series of live object talks, created by the Jewish Museum London's Learning Team, will stream live every Wednesday at 12pm.

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Jewish Museum London Announces Withdrawal from Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation and Changes to the Museum’s Leadership  @jewishmuseumLDN Jewish Museum London announces withdrawal from Arts Council England’s 2018-22 National Portfolio Chief Executive and Director of eight years, Abigail Morris, steps down ahead of change in direction [11 February, 2020; London] Jewish Museum London announces its withdrawal from Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation to review its business model and plan for […]

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The Abayudaya: The Jews of Uganda

In October the Jewish Museum London celebrated Black History Month. In honour of this, one of the Museum’s Learning Officers, Shereen Hunte, led tours around the museum looking at the black Jewish community. The Ugandan Jews have had a prominent part in these tours as we currently have a temporary exhibition on their community, the Abayudaya. The exhibition consists of photographs taken by one of the museum’s volunteers, Daniel, and professional photographer, Rena Pearl.

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