Manchester Jewish Museum

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Take a Load Off

‘Take a Load Off’ offers museum visitors a taste of Sabbath – the Jewish day of rest, that begins on Friday at sunset and ends on the following evening after nightfall. The Sabbath is a time of gatherings, prayer, song, and eating and talking together. Every Saturday, the Museum will have two special sound installations for […]
The Wiener Holocaust Library and the Manchester Jewish Museum are hosting a two day event in May to raise awareness of the International Tracing Service (ITS) Digital Archive and its application in both academic and family research. There will be talks from the Library and various museum representatives, an exhibition launch, advice for carrying out your own research into the experiences of people caught up in the Holocaust and the opportunity for one-on-one appointments with ITS Digital Archive researchers.

Family History Research Workshop

This workshop will help you take the first steps in conducting your own family research using the International Tracing Service digital archive, including using sources freely available online. Join our ITS Archive Team Manager, Elise Bath and ITS Researcher Ian Rich as they demonstrate the uses of this important archive.

Museum Song-Writing Group

Our Song-writing Group meet fortnightly to work with amazing composers, singers and musicians to create new music inspired by the stories in our collection. Perfect for anyone who like to sing, write lyrics, play an instrument or just get creative.