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

Travelling trunk

Refugees from Nazism and the Holocaust, Migration and settlement



Travelling trunk used by Ernst Kohnstamm, a German hop merchant, when he emigrated to England in 1937 as a refugee from Nazism

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