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.
Join us for an extended object talk on 18th Century Jewish Pedlars through depictions from our collection.
by Alice Tofts, UCL Museum Studies MA Student and Event Programmer for the Jewish Museum London’s ClayTime Late [Editor’s note] Five students from UCL’s Museum Studies MA course are working with the museum to plan a museum late event – ClayTime – on Thursday 2 February. Over the next few months they’ll be updating our […]
by Alice Tofts, UCL Museum Studies MA Student and Event Programmer for the Jewish Museum London’s ClayTime Late [Editor’s note] Five students from UCL’s Museum Studies MA course are working with the museum to plan a museum late event – ClayTime – on Thursday 2 February. Over the next few months they’ll be updating our blog […]
by Kimberley Coates, Visitor Services and Volunteer Manager At the Jewish Museum we’re always looking for ways to help our visitors explore our amazing collection and develop our volunteer team. Our new Pop-Up Talks programme will comprise of a series of talks on objects chosen by the volunteers themselves. To develop this Roz Currie (Military Collections […]
by Tali Mendelsohn, Marketing and Events Consultant To celebrate our Abram Games design exhibition, the museum has been collaborating with Central Saint Martins. Students from the Graphic Communication Design programme visited the exhibition and produced work inspired by Abram Games. Last week, the students showcased their work to me and Abram’s daughter, Naomi Games. Here are […]
Hanukah is one of Judaism’s most famous and best loved festivals, with eight days of celebration, gifts and food. It commemorates the ‘miracle of light’, when, following an attack on the Temple, a small amount of oil managed to keep the lights of the menorah (candelabra) alight for eight days. As with all Jewish festivals, […]
by Aviva Dautch, Poet in Residence This Sunday, I had my first gig as the Jewish Museum’s Poet in Residence, talking with the wonderful artist and scholar Irene Wise about poet, painter and WWI soldier, Isaac Rosenberg. The museum’s current exhibition, For King and Country?, explores Jewish involvement in the First World War and includes […]