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

Bread, meat and coal society bowl

Charity and Welfare

19th century


Bowl used by the Meshebat Naphesh Society, which was founded in 1779 to provide bread, meat and coal to poor Jews.

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