The Jewish Museum

Jewish Britain

A History in 50 Objects


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In this exhibition you can discover some of our most treasured objects, and find out what they tell us about Jewish life in Britain from medieval to modern times. Find out more »

Featured Object

Jews’ Temporary Shelter deed box

Charity and Welfare, Migration and settlement, East End

early 20th century

Deed box which provided residents of the Jews’ Temporary Shelter with a safe place to keep their valuables

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