Interior view of the Jewish Museum Berlin, "World of Ashkenaz" exhibition segment with pomegranate tree
© Jewish Museum Berlin, photo: Thomas Bruns
Our historical permanent exhibition chooses an unusual perspective on the history of Germany and German-speaking territories. Two Millennia of German Jewish History lets the visitor see the Germany of the past and present through the eyes of the Jewish minority. This point of view presents well-known historical events with a new focus and greater complexity alongside the fates of individuals and families.
- The exhibition "A Time for Everything: Rituals Against Forgetting" takes a Jewish perspective on strategies against forgetting, and presents Jewish rituals of transition and remembrance. It shows the origins of these rituals, how they are practiced, and what they mean (from 18 October 2013 to 9 February 2014).
- Our cabinet exhibition "Tonalities. Jewish Women Ceramicists from Germany after 1933" presents the lives and works of Jewish ceramic designers in early 20th century Germany (from 10 October 2013 to 9 February 2014).
- On display from 22 November 2013 to 23 March 2014, the exhibition "In an Instant. Photographs by Fred Stein" is Germany’s first comprehensive retrospective of Fred Stein’s work. With more than 130 black-and-white photos, it presents street views of Paris and New York along with portraits.
Rafael Roth Learning Center
At the Rafael Roth Learning Center, stories conceived as virtual exhibitions can be viewed, along with other resources, in computer alcoves.