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“Groundbreaking Leadership: Strength of Individual, Tenacity of the Community” – Yerusalem Forum Annual Conference

“Groundbreaking Leadership: Strength of Individual, Tenacity of the Community” is an annual conference, led by Forum Yerusalem (of which Beit Hatfutsot is a member), designed to commend various heroes of the Ethiopian Jewish community, exploiting their stories in order to expose the courage and determination of its members on their journey to Israel. The immigration […]

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“The Tripoli Exodus” 50th Anniversary

We were pleased and proud to cooperate with the Organization of Jews from Lybia in Israel, hosting a conference commemorating 50 years to the emigration of the last Jews from Lybia. Over 200 guests participated, each with their own personal, moving story. Amos Gueta shared his family story, accompanied by a fascinating presentation. His family […]

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10 Jews that have Reached the Highest Achievements in Sports

Jewish mothers may want their offsprings to be lawyers or doctors – but here are some Jews that scaled the highest pinnacles in sports. Don’t Forget to follow the Maccabiah in July 2017. Wimbledon Tennis Title Born In Bayonne, New Jersey, Dick Savitt taught himself Tennis and never took a lesson in his life. He […]

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Museum Week 2017

The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutost is once again proud to be part of Museum Week – a worldwide social media project including museums, galleries and archives from around the world. Last year’s museum week generated more than 600,000 tweets that were seen nearly 300-million times. This year’s program is devoted to […]

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Celebrating the 22nd Anniversary of My Family Story

Press coverage: ejewishphilanthropy.com i24NEWS Worldwide Jewish International Heritage Competition: 155 Institutions, 28 Countries, 20,0000 JEWISH Youths in the Annual “My Family Story” Competition in Memory of Manuel Hirsch Grosskopf My Family Story (MFS), now in its 22nd anniversary year, is a fun-filled, meaningful, personal, global and multigenerational Jewish heritage journey to the past, where the exploration of […]

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Film: Gdanski Railway Station

We were proud and delighted to host the first screening of the film Gdanski Railway Station, in cooperation with the Museum of the History of Polish Jews POLIN. The film follows the attempt of Polish-Jewish immigrants to cope with the painful events of 1968 – an outbreak of an anti-Semitic wave which led to a […]

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Anne Franks’ 88 Birthday

Although she tragically lived only 15 years, Anne Frank has had a profound influence on humanity. Her diaries,  with her beautiful articulation of feeling and emotions during her time in hiding, have become a symbol of Human spirit. For her 13th birthday, Anne Frank received a book she had shown her father in a shop […]