Around the World in 21 Days: Museums Across the Seas - UK (Zoom)

20 August 2020
Thursday 7pm
Zoom

Around the World in 21 Days: Museums Across the Seas 

Travel the world via Zoom this August as we tour Jewish museums in Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom and 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 people from across the globe.

This multi-part series will feature programs from the Jewish Museum of Australia, Jewish Museum of LondonJewish Museum of Maryland and South African Jewish Museum.

Don’t miss the (virtual) boat – register now!

Jewish Journeys: A History of Migration

Discover the history of the Jewish community in Britain. From a medieval mikvah telling the story of the very first Jewish community to photographs belonging to children who travelled on the Kindertransport, this virtual tour will explore many periods of Jewish migration to Britain.

Presenter Profile: Emma Crew, Engagement Officer

Emma Crew has been at the museum for almost three years. She works on the Jewish Museum’s informal learning program 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. 

About the Jewish Museum London

The Jewish Museum London tells the story of the history and heritage of Jews in Britain through universal themes of migration, family, faith and culture.

The Museum’s mission is to surprise, delight and engage all people, irrespective of background and faith, in the history, identity and culture of the Jewish community in Britain.

It’s exhibitions, events and learning programs encourage a sense of discovery and aim to provoke questions, challenge prejudice, and encourage understanding.

Please be advised that bookings for this event will close at 6pm Thursday 20 August 2020, with the Zoom link emailed thereafter.

This event will be repeated 3am Monday 10 August 2020, learn more here.

Program Partners

Cost

We are proud to work with our counterparts across the seas to provide this special program during this unprecedented time. Your donation will help keep us illuminating Jewish life, but is not required.