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

Rembrandt portrait of Menasseh ben Israel

Migration and settlement, Religious Life

17th Century

Portrait of Menasseh ben Israel, who played an important role in the readmission of the Jews to England in 1656

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