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Jewish Museum of Australia – Virtual Tour

Jewish Museum of Australia

Jewish Museum of Australia – Virtual Tour

The Jewish Museum of Australia, in Melbourne, aims to “explore and share the Jewish experience in Australia.” The museum holds over 20,000 objects, consisting of objects of ritual, religious, historical, cultural, social, and artistic significance, encompassing Jewish life and history.

The Museum was established in 1977 and opened its new facility in 1995. The core of its collection is displayed across four permanent exhibition areas.

The Museum also has an archives collections that include personal, family, and business archives which document life in Europe and the migration and settlement processes in Australia.

Highlights of the Jewish Museum of Australia

  • Family Register
  • Calling Australia Home – Gallery of Australian Jewish History
  • Timeline of Jewish History  exhibit – explores 4,000 years of key events in Jewish history using images, text, film, artifacts, and artworks
  • The Jewish Year exhibit – celebrates the annual cycle of festivals and holy days that make up the rhythm and form of Jewish life
  • Belief and Ritual exhibit – examines the foundations of Judaism and the traditions and beliefs that bind Jews together

Jewish Museum of Australia

Jewish Museum of Australia – Map

Jewish Museum of Australia – Virtual Tour

Jewish Museum of Australia

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Jewish Museum of Australia

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Jewish Museum of Australia

Israeli Proverbs

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“A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.”
– Australian Saying

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Photo Credit: JOM

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