What's On at the Museum

Here are all the things you can currently marvel at, take part in, and read.

Photo of a woman wearing two wigs, one of which is covering her face

Current Exhibition

The exhibition Cherchez la femme shows a wide range of ideas and opinions regarding head and body coverings. Presenting diverse women’s voices, traditional ideas are juxtaposed with current fashion, religion with secular societies.
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Jewish Museum Berlin

Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin

Guided Tours

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Accompanying our exhibition Cherchez la femme, the 16th edition of our JMB Journal provides you with several articles on female head coverings in Judaism, Islam and Christianity.
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Blick in die Dauerausstellung mit Besuchern

Permanent Exhibition

Our permanent recounts history through individual lives and historical events, but always from the perspective of the Jewish minority in German-speaking places.
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Upcoming Events at the Museum

27 April 2017, 7 pm:
Iraq N' Roll – Documentary (in Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles)
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2 May 2017, 11 am:
VOIDS.MuseumUnLearn – A Performative Exploration by and with School Students (in German)
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3 May 2017, 7.30 pm:
Pieter-Dirk Uys: The Echo of a Noise – One-man-show
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On our events calendar, you can find out all about our extensive program of events (film screenings, concerts, readings, conferences …)

Exhibitions Not Listed Here ...

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Recently On Our Blog

A Kind of Family Gathering — Bitter Herbs and Their Relatives in the Diaspora Garden
by Tanja Petersen
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Tickets are already on sale!

The Chamber Music Festival intonations will be held from 22 to 27 April this year.
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If you already know which concert/s you would like to visit, go directly to the online shop (in German).

A red and a blue "on.tour" tour bus

on.tour Nominated for Award

Our traveling educational program for schools, on.tour, has been nominated for the German federal government's 2017 Cultural Education Award. The winners will be announced on 20 June 2017.
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Detailansicht des Kunstautomats: eine Hand öffnet eine Klappe, die mit »Kauf mich« beschriftet ist

Art Vending Machine

Yay! The art vending machine in our exhibition has been refilled.
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Audio recording of the opening event of the conference Im/Possibilities. Perspectives on Refugee Participation on 29 March 2017 (keynote and panel discussion, in English and German).
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Couldn't Make It?

We record many of our events on audio or video so that you can access them later online. Take a look at this list of all available event recordings:
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Video recording of the lectures and panel discussion "The Boundaries of Life – Bioethical Challenges" as part of the dialogical lecture series Ethical Questions in Judaism and Islam on 23 February 2017 (in German and English)
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Powerful? The installation Shalekhet (Fallen Leaves) by Menashe Kadishman in the Memory Void.
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Torah Curtain

Collection Highlights

We present selected objects from the collection on our website.
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12 of 12,000

To mark the centennial of the "Jewish Census" decreed by the Prussian War Minister on 11 October 1916, our archival staff is commemorating 12 of the 12,000 German-Jewish soldiers who fell in the First World War.
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