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Jewish Sites of Interest 

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BenUriStarLogo.jpg   Ben Uri Gallery 
   The Jewish Museum of Art 
   108a Boundary Road, St Johns Wood, London NW8 0RH 
   nearest tube: St Johns Wodd (Jubilee Line) 


Ben Uri is a public art gallery and Europe’s only Jewish museum of art. It proudly represents the community in the mainstream International art gallery and museum sector. It was founded in 1915 by émigré Russian artist Lazar Berson in Whitechapel, an area with a large Jewish immigrant population. It owns a unique collection of over 1,300 works, principally by 20th century and contemporary artists of European Jewish descent, and is the largest and most distinguished collection of its kind in the world. 

  
 

   bevismarksinterior.jpgBevis Marks Synagogue 
   4 Heneage Lane, London EC3A 5DQ 
   nearest tube: Aldgate (Circle Line)



Bevis Marks Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in Britain with more than 300 years of continuous Jewish worship. Designated a monument of national importance you can experience there today the ancient religious services of the Spanish and Portugese Jews Congregation. For services and visiting hours please visit the website.


 

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   Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB 
   nearest tube: Camden Town (Northern Line)



The Jewish Museum London reopened in 2010 after a £10 million transformation creating a landmark Museum that celebrates Jewish life and cultural diversity. Their education programmes and activities encourage a sense of discovery and creativity and tell the story of Jewish history, culture and religion in an innovative and compelling way and engage with people of all backgrounds and faiths to explore Jewish heritage and identity as part of the wider story of Britain. 


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   The Wiener Library 
   (for the study of the Holocaust and Genocide) 
   29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP 
   nearest tube: Russell Square (Picadilly Line) 


The Wiener Library is one of the world’s leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust and Nazi era. Formed in 1933, the Library’s unique collection of over one million items includes published and unpublished works, press cuttings, photographs and eyewitness testimony. Over the Olympic Games, the Wiener Library will be displaying an exhibition exploring the German media and the 1936 Olympics. Please visit the website for more details.

 

 

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