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A Is for Jewish

Journeys through Now in 22 Letters

Exhibition
26 Nov 2018 to 19 Apr 2020

Object Days

Memorabilia and migration stories – portraits of Jews living in Germany

Photo Project
2017

Contemporary Jewish life in a global modernity

International Conference (in English)

Video-Recording
11–12 Dec 2014

Cover of the JMB Journal

JMB Journal 20

Insights into the diversity of Jewish life in Germany

Publication
2019

“Species: Diaspora Jew, Sub-species: Eastern European Jew, Variant: Banana Jew”

Olga Mannheimer about her experiences in the exhibition The Whole Truth

Firsthand Story
2013

From Wagner to the Weather

Signe Rossbach about her two hours as a living exhibition object

Firsthand Story
2013

Apples in Honey and Gefilte Fish

Museum employees share their personal experiences of the High Holidays

Interview
2013

Exhibition space with numerous screens on the walls, each of which shows a person looking at the visitor.

After 1945

Guided tour for groups through our core exhibition

Guided Tour
by appointment (starting September)

“This four-minute performance means three to four months of training”

About the song and dance competition Jewrovision

Interview
Feb 2017

Jewish Life in the Covid Era

How have you experienced the coronavirus pandemic personally or in your community? How have you approached holidays? Send us documentation!

Call for Participation
2021

 Tefillin (prayer belt)

Religion and Ritual. Are There Jewish Things?

For groups

Workshop
by appointment (starting October)

Quite “best practice”

Tom's coming out speech: an example that shows how queer people can find their place in society, and how not only they but everyone can benefit from it

Essay
2017

Messy stack of books with titles such as Torah Queeries, Becoming Eve, Queer Theory and the Jewish Question, and Mentsh

LGBTQI+ & Judaism

An anecdotal glossary by Debora Antmann

Essay
2021

Christmas tree on Pariser Platz with the illuminated Brandenburg Gate in the background

A Berlin Israeli as “Advent Hero”

A somewhat peculiar honor for the Shalom Rollberg initiative

Gloss
Dec 2020

Four people standing next to each other

Four Questions

Short Films by Yael Reuveny about Jewish Life in Germany

Contemporary History Collection
2020

Russians Jews Germans

Photographs by Michael Kerstgens from 1992 to the Present

Exhibition
20 Apr to 26 Aug 2012