The Treasures

Discover highlights from our featured archives. Learn more about these rare images, photographs, documents and artefacts relating to Jewish life in Britain. We are adding new treasures all the time. If you have a treasure you would like to tell us about then let us know by filling in the form here.

The piano outside Lichtewerden

Pianist Natalia Karp's liberation from Lichtewerden camp • AJR Refugee Voices Archive

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Open Letter Against the Mistreatment of Jews in Europe

British voices ask for action in The Daily Worker & The Times • The National Archives

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Eva Rott’s Slave Labour Ring

Ring made by Eva Rott at the Heinkel aircraft factory • Imperial War Museum

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Sir Nicholas Winton’s ring

Commemorative ring presented to Sir Nicholas Winton • Sir Nicholas Winton Archive

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It’s Hard To Be A Jew

Grand Palais Theatre Poster • Jewish Museum London

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Spiritual Possibilities of Judaism Today

Essay by Lily Montagu, 1898

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Ruth Danson in the bluebell woods of Bunce Court School

Ruth Danson & friends in the bluebell woods, 1939 • AJR Refugee Voices Archvie

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Silver Menorah

Nathan Mayer Rothschild's menorah • The Rothschild Archive

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R.A. Gibson Barmitzvah photo, 1976

Photo by renowned studio photographer • Hackney Archives

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Abigail Behrens: Pioneer of Women’s Education

Abigail Behrens, née Lucas, one of the founders of Manchester High School for Girls

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Ordination of Women Rabbis

Elaina Rothman and Miri Lawrence preparing to be ordained as rabbis • JHASW

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1762 Plymouth Pinkus

Community Record Book • Plymouth Archive, The Box

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