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Ukraine: Holocaust and Memory

Explore the evolution of the practices of Holocaust remembrance and its public discourse in Ukraine with a panel discussion by Professor Philippe Sands, Dr Sofiya Dyak and Nikita Kadan.

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Acting Along to Clay

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 […]

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Klezmer at Claytime

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 […]

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‘Pop-Up Talks’ launch this week!

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 […]

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Central Saint Martins students inspired by Abram Games

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 […]

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Celebrate Hanukah with us!

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, […]

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Poetry and Parades: The Jewish East End at War

by Rachel Kolsky, Blue Badge Guide I was asked to create a new walking tour to coincide with the exhibition at the Jewish Museum and the centenary of the First World War and, to my delight, it sold out! On 6 April, despite the threat of rain, our group of walkers met outside the Whitechapel Art […]

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It’s been a busy time for events at the museum

by Karen Brosh, Commercial Manager In just one week we had an exhibition launch, a barmitzvah party and a birthday reception. An evening reception to open our new exhibition brought in a fantastic crowd. We loved seeing the veterans in their military regalia exploring the Jewish experience of the First World War. Chief Exec Abigail Morris with […]

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