Jewish Museums Across the Seas: London
Around the World in 80, 55, 30 Days!
Jewish Journeys: A History of Migration with the Jewish Museum London
Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 1:00pm EST
Discover the history of Jewish people in Britain. From a medieval mikvah telling the story of the first Jewish community in Britain to photographs belonging to children who travelled on the Kindertransport, this virtual tour will explore many periods of Jewish migration to Britain.
About the Speaker:
Emma Crew; Engagement Officer has been at the museum for almost three years. She works on the Jewish Museum’s informal learning programme creating and delivering dementia-friendly workshops, autism-friendly mornings, family activities and museum tours. During lockdown she has been delivering tours, talks, quizzes and family activities via Facebook Live and Zoom. Emma has an MA in Medieval Studies and is particularly interested in the Medieval Jewish Community in London, the first stop on our tour of the Jewish Museum London.
This program also took place on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 5:00am EST.
Additional Programs in this series:
Travel the world via Zoom this August as we tour Jewish museums in Australia, England, South Africa and the United States of America. Trace the movements of Jews across the seas, uncovering the communities created, celebrating unique traditions and histories. Experience a taste of the world-class exhibits that bring to life the stories of Jewish communities from across the globe.
August 13, 2020, 1pm EST
August 16, 2020, 1pm EST
August 27, 2020, 7pm EST