rss en Content Curator <![CDATA[Curator talk: For King and Country?]]> 28/07/2014 – Curator Roz Currie will share her knowledge of the Jewish experience of the First World War.]]> 28/07/2014 : Curator Roz Currie will share her knowledge of the Jewish experience of the First World War.



Roz Currie, curator of For King and Country? will reveal many of the hidden Jewish stories from the First World War that lie behind the exhibits.

Roz is curator of the Jewish Military Museum and is now working in partnership with the Jewish Museum to bring this exhibition to a larger audience.

Booking is essential as places are limited.

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10/03/2014]]>
<![CDATA[Jewish East End with Sandys Row Synagogue - SOLD OUT]]> 03/08/2014 – A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 03/08/2014 : A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



This classic tour evokes the memories of the Jewish community with its synagogues, schools and soup kitchens. The walk ends at the renovated Sandys Row Synagogue, home to a congregation established in 1854 and housed in a building built as a Huguenot chapel where your guide, Rachel Kolsky, will provide an overview of the history and recent developments.

(Please note that there is an entry fee of £4.00/£3.00 to visit Sandys Row, payable on arrival at the synagogue. If anyone does not wish to visit inside there is no obligation to do so.)

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06/01/2014]]>
<![CDATA[Commemoration of the start of the First World War]]> 03/08/2014 – Remembering those who served and died in the First World War]]> 03/08/2014 : Remembering those who served and died in the First World War



One hundred years after Britain declared war on Germany, the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women (AJEX) and the United Synagogue will come together to remember those who served and died in the First World War.

This is most appropriate as it falls on the day before the eve of Tisha B’Av, a time of remembrance in the Jewish calendar.

Box Office: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

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12/02/2014]]>
<![CDATA[Stamford Hill: the 'square mile of piety' - SOLD OUT]]> 07/09/2014 – A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 07/09/2014 : A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



Now a multi-cultural district and known predominately for its ultra-orthodox Jewish community, north Hackney’s ‘square mile of piety’ was once a wealthy residential district home to the Rothschilds and Montefiores. On this brand new tour discover the background to the various synagogues, schools and shops - past and present, find out the difference between Bobover and Lubavitch, Kedassia and Beth Din and taste an authentic rugelach.

Please contact admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk to be added to the waiting list

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27/06/2014]]>
<![CDATA[Rosh Hashanah Lunch and Learn]]> 16/09/2014 – ]]> 16/09/2014 :



THE GREAT WHITE FAST

The next in our wonderful lunchtime lecture series by Maureen Kendler, Head of Educational Programming at the London School of Jewish Studies looks at How one young Jewish woman found her way back to Yom Kippur in London in the 1890s... thanks to Israel Zangwill.

Bring your lunch or get 10% off lunch in our cafe

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<![CDATA[BBUK Jewish Women in Public Life - A Panel Discussion]]> 18/09/2014 – ]]> 18/09/2014 :



Save the date!

On Thursday 18th September, B'nai B'rith UK, together with the Jewish Museum, present a fascinating panel discussion, 'Jewish Women in Public Life', as part of the Heritage Day activities this year. 

With Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger, DBE, in the chair, the following distinguished panellists will discuss the role Judaism has played in their lives:

  • Baroness Ruth Deech, DBE
  • The Rt. Hon. Baroness Helene Hayman, GBE, PC
  • Dame Helen Hyde, DBE
  • Professor Julia Hobsbawm

6pm:      Private viewing of Abram Games exhibition















7pm:      Finger buffet reception















7.45pm: Discussion starts

Tickets: £25. To book: http://bnaibrithuk.org/events/discussion















Info: office@bnaibrithuk.org or call: 020 7446 8660.

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23/06/2014]]>
<![CDATA[World Jamboree]]> 21/09/2014 – ]]> 21/09/2014 :



World Jamboree returns to the Jewish Museum for the third year. More details coming soon...

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16/07/2014]]>
<![CDATA[Stokey: A Jewish Village - SOLD OUT]]> 28/09/2014 – A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 28/09/2014 : A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



Stoke Newington is a vibrant, multicultural area with a zesty community spirit, numerous synagogues, loads of green spaces including Clissold Park, artists and independent shops. This tour provides an insight into the Jewish migration from the East End and community initiatives such as maternity homes, schools and social housing associated with communal leaders such as the Bearsted and Schonfeld families.

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06/01/2014]]>
<![CDATA[Zangwill's Ghetto: An East End Story]]> 12/10/2014 – A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 12/10/2014 : A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



Commemorate the 150th anniversary of Israel Zangwill’s birth visiting the streets that inspired his classic novel ‘Children of the Ghetto’. From ‘The People of the Abyss' to 'Chicken Soup', the streets of Spitalfields have inspired other writers throughout the centuries to the present day and included are short passages from Zangwill, and those inspired by him including Jack London and Arnold Wesker.

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06/01/2014]]>
<![CDATA[The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain's Annual One Day Conference]]> 26/10/2014 – ]]> 26/10/2014 :



The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain's 21st Annual London One-Day Conference will take place at the Jewish Museum this year, featuring talks from JGSGB Chairman Doreen Berger, Director of Jewish Heritage UK Dr. Sharman Kadish and AJEX archivist Martin Sugarman. Please see below for the full programme, further information on speakers, and registration details.

Sponsored by 

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16/07/2014]]>
<![CDATA[Jewish West End]]> 02/11/2014 – A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 02/11/2014 : A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



Discover Jewish connections in Soho and Fitzrovia where the rich social history includes the West Central Lads' and Girls' clubs, Westminster Jews’ Free School, synagogues and London's most famous literary pub, once run by Jewish landlords.

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06/01/2014]]>
<![CDATA[Your Loyal Subjects: The National Portrait Gallery]]> 07/12/2014 – A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 07/12/2014 : A walking tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky



On this popular and entertaining tour of the National Portrait Gallery discover members of the Jewish community who became representative British subjects in the fields of politics, finance, industry and culture. Their stories and those of the artists are also the story of the development of the Jewish community in the UK.

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