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.

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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Operation Solomon

Ethiopian Jews arriving in Israel, 1991 • Jewish Museum London

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Brady Social

Dance Night at a Brady Club • Brady Photographic Archive

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Otto Deutsch Remembers Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht in Vienna recalled by Otto Deutsch • AJR Refugee Voices

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Ludwig Neumann after Dachau

Ludwig Neumann shortly after his release from Dachau • Wiener Holocaust Library

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Portrait of Klaus Hinrichsen by Kurt Schwitters

Internment Portrait • AJR Refugee Voices

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Mother and Children in Holland Park

Painting by Dora Holzhandler • Ben Uri Archive

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