Exhibition in tel Aviv: Looking to the North and West – From the East End to Golders Green

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“London is a modern Babylon.” (Benjamin Disraeli, British Prime Minister, 1847)

Curators: Avichai Halperin | Asaf Galay

“I look at Whitechapel and think to myself: if London is so cheerful, how will it be in America?!”

(Sholem Aleichem, “Motle son of Peisi”)

In the late nineteenth century, the dream of a different and better life led millions of Jews to emigrate from Eastern Europe to the New World. London, which in many cases was the last stop before their longed-for destination…Read more http://www.bh.org.il/event/london/


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