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Jewish EastEnders: A Victorian Story

Discover the story of a typical Jewish family who migrated to London’s East End during the Victorian era and the challenges they faced embarking on their new life in Britain.

Explore Victorian handling objects and documents to find out about the Jablonsky family experiences as immigrants, their life at home and work and their points of view on their changing identities.

Experience what life was like in the 1890s in London's Jewish East End by stepping back in time through objects, galleries and language and discuss the challenges faced by immigrants into Britain and the positive impact they can make.

Key Stage 2
Curriculum Links: History, Citizenship, Religious Education, Literacy

Works well with:
First World War: Remember Me
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