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September 2016

Heritage Trail

25th September 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£7

Step into the past with guides Merton Paul and David Jaffa and let them take you on a walking tour around the old Jewish Quarter of Cheetham Hill. Allow them to bring back to life the characters and institutions that made up this once vibrant hub of Jewish activity. You will learn how the people of this community, often refugees from Eastern Europe, strove to bring up their families, earn a living and establish themselves as part of the fabric…

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October 2016

Professor Philip Alexander: ‘Jewish Magic’

31st October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Jewish Magic illustrated by Jewish Amulets in the Rylands Library Join us on Halloween for a talk by Professor Philip Alexander on Jewish Magic. Philip Alexander is Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature at University of Manchester, where he is also Co-Director of the Centre for Jewish Studies. Entry is FREE, but please register here via Eventbrite. The bar will be open from 6:30pm, and the talk begins at 7pm.

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March 2017

Heritage Walk

26th March 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£7

Discover Manchester’s Jewish past on this walk around the city’s historic Jewish Quarter. In the 19th Century Manchester’s Jewish community settled in areas close to Victoria Station (Strangeways, Red Bank and lower Cheetham). Whilst the community has now moved out to the city suburbs, evidence of the city’s first Jewish communities still exist today. Your guides will take you around the streets of lower Cheetham showing you where Manchester’s Jewish community first began. Starting at the museum, you will discover…

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April 2017

Heritage Walk

23rd April 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£7

Discover Manchester’s Jewish past on this walk around the city’s historic Jewish Quarter. In the 19th Century Manchester’s Jewish community settled in areas close to Victoria Station (Strangeways, Red Bank and lower Cheetham). Whilst the community has now moved out to the city suburbs, evidence of the city’s first Jewish communities still exist today. Your guides will take you around the streets of lower Cheetham showing you where Manchester’s Jewish community first began. Starting at the museum, you will discover…

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May 2017

Heritage Walk

7th May 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£7

Discover Manchester’s Jewish past on this walk around the city’s historic Jewish Quarter. In the 19th Century Manchester’s Jewish community settled in areas close to Victoria Station (Strangeways, Red Bank and lower Cheetham). Whilst the community has now moved out to the city suburbs, evidence of the city’s first Jewish communities still exist today. Your guides will take you around the streets of lower Cheetham showing you where Manchester’s Jewish community first began. Starting at the museum, you will discover…

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Bring and Share Sunday

14th May 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Have you got a favourite dish that sparks a memory, anecdote or story? On Sunday 14th of May in partnership with The Not So Dead Recipe Society and Menorah Synagogue, MJM will be hosting a celebration of food, friendship and storytelling. Bring your dish along on the day and share your food and your stories with others. There will be lots of different dishes to try and lots of stories (and recipes) to share. We are also interested in stories relating to…

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Heritage Walk

21st May 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
£7

Discover Manchester’s Jewish past on this walk around the city’s historic Jewish Quarter. In the 19th Century Manchester’s Jewish community settled in areas close to Victoria Station (Strangeways, Red Bank and lower Cheetham). Whilst the community has now moved out to the city suburbs, evidence of the city’s first Jewish communities still exist today. Your guides will take you around the streets of lower Cheetham showing you where Manchester’s Jewish community first began. Starting at the museum, you will discover…

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The Quest for the Historical King David

22nd May 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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FREE

The Quest for the Historical King David: New Light from Khirbet Qeiyafa and Khirbet el Rai Professor Yosef Garfinkel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem A lecture presented by the Anglo-Israel Archeological Society, together with the Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester and the Jewish Historical Society of England. Since the early 1980’s various doubts had been cast on the descriptions of King David in the biblical tradition. Some scholars claimed that he is purely literary and mythological figure. Other…

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A Century of Jewish Liberalism, 1848-1948

25th May 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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June 2017

Heritage Walk

4th June 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
£7

Discover Manchester’s Jewish past on this walk around the city’s historic Jewish Quarter. In the 19th Century Manchester’s Jewish community settled in areas close to Victoria Station (Strangeways, Red Bank and lower Cheetham). Whilst the community has now moved out to the city suburbs, evidence of the city’s first Jewish communities still exist today. Your guides will take you around the streets of lower Cheetham showing you where Manchester’s Jewish community first began. Starting at the museum, you will discover…

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