Donated by Jeanie & Jay Schottenstein

ENGLAND 1800-1900

Great Britain, a rainy island in the North Sea, became a major center of Jewish life in the nineteenth century. After being expelled from England in 1290 CE, Jews began returning in the 1600s. By the turn of the twentieth century, the Jewish community of England had both emancipation and representation, as Jewish candidates won elections for Parliament and Lord Mayor of London.

Observation Point

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We invite you to experience a journey that begins with the destruction of the Second Temple in the year 70 CE and continues through incredible adventures experienced by the Jewish nation for over 2,000 years. On this journey, you will visit almost every spot on the globe, pass through the most significant events in history, and then end up back at your starting point – the Western Wall.

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