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An Audience with Maureen Lipman

On Thursday March 7th we welcomed Maureen Lipman to the Museum.  Our main hall was jam-packed with visitors all eager to hear what she had to say. The event was organised to mark the start of our exhibition about the careers of … Continue reading

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Getting ready for “Jack and Maureen”

It’s an absolutely glorious spring day here in Manchester– which is exactly what you’d expect. In the exhibition room next door to my office there is a hive of activity. Yesterday the resources and material for our next exhibition were … Continue reading

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Holocaust Education Project photos

Right now in the corner of our exhibition room there’s a screen rotating photos taken by a Year 8 group from a school in Partington.. At first glance these look like a selection of general photos snapped on the school … Continue reading

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Goodbye Sports Exhibition; Hello Peace Quilt

There is a lot of activity going on in our exhibition room.  It’s time to dismantle “Playing the Game: Sporting Life in Jewish Manchester”. I’m quite sad to see those pictures of sports teams and individuals from past and present … Continue reading

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Marketing Officer joins the paparazzi at launch of new Sports Exhibition.

The launch of the museum’s latest exhibition “Playing the Game: Sporting Life in Jewish Manchester” took place on Thursday night 21st June.  We were delighted to get table tennis champion Jeff Ingber and Director of the National Football Museum, Kevin … Continue reading

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SHABBOS DINNER ON A SUNDAY?

  Nearly everyone in the Jewish community, no matter how secular or how orthodox enjoys a good Friday night dinner. At the Museum we have noticed that whenever we put on an event involving food it is always very popular. … Continue reading

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Purim Dressing Up Area opens at museum

Purim Dressing Up Area    If you are a frequent museum visitor you may have noticed that many museums have a children’s dressing up area. At the Museum of Liverpool children can dress up as staff or passengers of the … Continue reading

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The Anne Frank Rose is planted in the Garden of Manchester Jewish Museum 26th January 2012

During the week leading up to Holocaust Memorial Day, the Curator of Manchester Jewish Museum was putting the final touches to the “The Windermere Boys” exhibition.   In the general office staff concentrated hard, taking phone calls and sending Emails against … Continue reading

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CEO and Learning Officer Visit Auschwitz 3.11.11

Manchester Jewish Museum in association with the Imperial War Museum NW is developing a programme of Holocaust education for young people.   Our Learning Officer and CEO wished to observe other Holocaust educators handling this subject matter.  The Holocaust Education Trust … Continue reading

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FESTIVAL FOODIES FLOCK TO FEAST AT MJM 10th October 2011

It was a first; it was a gamble but it paid off!   Manchester Food and Drinks festival is now in its 14th year, but this is the first year that the Jewish Museum has had any part in it. … Continue reading

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