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The Jewish Museum tells the story of the long history of the Jewish community in London through artifacts, paintings and photographs.
The Jewish Museum tells the story of the long history of the Jewish community in London through artifacts, paintings and photographs. Artifacts include a Yiddish typewriter, a circumcision set from Exeter and the Offertory Book from the Great Synagogue which was destroyed by German bombing during World War II. It has a good collection of Jewish religious and ceremonial art, showcasing the culture and heritage of the community. It also has an exhibition on the Holocaust.
1109 5th Ave
+1 212 423-320
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