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Shabbat Shalom Quiz of the Week

Join us for our weekly quiz, streamed live on Facebook. This quiz will be all about weddings! Test your knowledge of famous fictional couples and weddings in the Torah. Good luck!

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What makes a good wedding?

by Alice Quine, Assistant Curator Our recent exhibition on Jewish weddings generated some rather interesting and often unbridled feedback from visitors. A wedding canopy, or Huppah, was constructed in the exhibition space where people could write about their favourite wedding experiences or what they think makes for a memorable marriage ceremony. Some of our favourites […]

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Curator Q&A – For Richer For Poorer

with Elizabeth Selby, Curator of For Richer For Poorer: Weddings Unveiled What is your favourite object in the exhibition? There are so many! Probably the most intriguing and unique is a ledger that was kept by a shadchan (matchmaker) who was operating in the East End in the 1940s.  It was quite usual for orthodox Jewish […]

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