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And it’s goodbye from us…

This week marks a sad but exciting moment for the Jewish Military Museum. By the end of the week many of the JMM’s objects will be installed into the History Galleries at the Jewish Museum, Camden (available to see from

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Fighting Fascism with Henry Morris

Today I want to tell you about a remarkable man, the founder and honourary curator of the Jewish Military Museum, Henry Morris. After the Second World War and particularly from 1947, Sir Oswald Mosley and the political activities of the

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Operation uniforms!

Prior to the museum’s move to the Jewish Museum later this year, we have been busy cataloguing, sorting and repacking the entire collection. Our main focus at the moment is to repack our uniforms. The Museum has over 40 full

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Aluminium and toothbrush handles…

Last week the Museum acquired a fantastic and rather intriguing object from Moss Kimmelman when he visited us with Brighton and Hove AJEX branch. At first glance this cigarette case appears to be just a beautiful object, but the story

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At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.

The British Jewry Book of Honour To mark the centenary of the beginning of the First World War I thought I’d write about the British Jewry Book of Honour. I have mentioned this in some of my previous blog posts

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Guest Post – Discoveries in Translation

This week we have a guest post by one of our wonderful volunteers Susan Gordon. Enjoy! “Could you tell me what’s in these letters that we’ve just accessioned? They’re written in German and we’d like to know more!” What appeared

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Armed Forces Week at the National Memorial Arboretum

On Wednesday 25th June I travelled up to Staffordshire to attend the AJEX Ceremony and Parade in honour of Armed Forces Day at The National Memorial Arboretum http://www.thenma.org.uk/ . The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK’s year-round Centre for Remembrance.

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