Jewish Museum

Football exhibits strike a chord with Charlton

By Jonathan Kalmus, March 24, 2014

Manchester United and England legend Sir Bobby Charlton opened the Four Four Jew football exhibition at Manchester Jewish Museum on Monday.

Sir Bobby told the 80 guests that it was a trip down memory lane in more ways than one as he had met his wife yards from the museum's Cheetham Hill Road site.

Previously shown at London's Jewish Museum, the Manchester version has a strong local focus.


Recalling the Great War effort

By Charlotte Oliver, March 24, 2014

London's Jewish Museum took supporters back 100 years on Tuesday night for the launch of its new exhibition, For King and Country, charting the Jewish experience during the First World War.

Decorated war veterans were among the guests who perused a wealth of exhibits reflecting the experience of the Jews who fought for Britain.

The evening began with a moving rendition of Onward, the officia


Irish Museum expansion to go ahead

By Rosa Doherty, January 17, 2014

The Irish Jewish museum, in Dublin is to go ahead with its £9 million expansion after an appeal against the plan failed.

An Bord Pleanala, the Irish body responsible for ruling in planning disputes, upheld the museum’s original planning permission, rejecting objections from residents who were concerned about its effect on the local neighbourhood.


Dein's teenage diary scores with Grant

By Daniel Easterman , November 18, 2013

Avram Grant had an expert guide for his visit to the Four Four Jew exhibition at the Jewish Museum in Camden.


Arsene Wenger, David Bernstein and David Pleat team up for Four Four Jew opening

By Barry Toberman, October 10, 2013

Arsene Wenger and David Dein were the Arsenal stars, David Pleat came from Spurs, former FA chairman David Bernstein flew the flag for Manchester City, David Gold represented West Ham and ex-Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier gave a Merseyside flavour to the hottest footballing ticket in town - the launch of Four Four Jew at the Jewish Museum in Camden.


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger due at Jewish football exhibition opening

By Charlotte Oliver, September 25, 2013

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will attend the opening of an exhibition on British Jews and football next month.

The exhibition, called Four Four Jew: Football, Fans and Faith will run at the Jewish Museum London from October 10.


Camden museum gets its kicks from Four Four Jew

By Josh Jackman, July 29, 2013

The Jewish Museum in Camden will be following its Amy Winehouse exhibition with another crowd-pulling display — an exploration of British Jews’ relationship with football.


A hit record of Amy’s earlier life and times

By Jennifer Lipman, July 4, 2013

In the two years since her premature death, interest in Amy Winehouse’s music and colourful life has hardly waned. A film is in the works. Her songs still receive plentiful airplay. And she continues to be cited as a cautionary tale on the perils of excess.


Prince staying as museum patron

April 29, 2013

The Prince of Wales has agreed to renew his position as patron of the Jewish Museum in Camden. He has been patron since 2008 and officially reopened the museum in 2010 after its substantial redevelopment.


Let's bring back Balkan glories

By Juliette Gerstein, November 12, 2012

Climbing the steps of the old, poorly maintained building, I was unsure what to expect from Belgrade’s Jewish museum.

Inside, the exhibits, while fascinating, had been unchanged for decades; this was not a museum set up to attract international tourists.