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Artifact of the Month: June

Artifact of the Month: June
Painting and graphic printing Josef Hecht (1891 – 1951) Josef Hecht (also…

Summertime

Summertime
We would like to remind you of our summertime from June 10th…

Welcome to Jewish City Tours

Welcome to Jewish City Tours
Though the Jewish history in Norway is short and marginal compared to…

Museum Publication

Museum Publication
The booklet “What happened in Norway? Shoah and the Norwegian Jews” has…

The Synagogue that lived for 21 years

The Synagogue that lived for 21 years
You will find Calmeyer Street in the center of Oslo, in what…

Friends of the museum

Friends of the museum
Oslo Jewish Museum has an active and dedicated Friends of the Museum…

“Remember us unto life – Jews in Norway 1940-45”

“Remember us unto life – Jews in Norway 1940-45”
On November 26, 2012, 70 years had passed since 532 Jews from…

Artifact of the month for May

Artifact of the month for May
Pencil drawings (1926) Henny Berger (1903 – 2001) Henny (Henriette) Berger was…

Oslo Jewish Museum visits Slovakia

Oslo Jewish Museum visits Slovakia
Oslo Jewish Museum visited Slovakia during the last week of April. Our…

Artifact of the month for June

Artifact of the month for June
Herbert Herding-Herberth (1904 – 1958) Herberth was born in Fredrikstad as the…

Artifact of the month for July

Artifact of the month for July
Bernhard Gordon (1905 – 1942) Bernhard Johnny Gordon was born on the…

Artifact of the month for August

Artifact of the month for August
Abel Paul Kirschner (1905 – 1984) Abel Kirschner was born on the…

Artifact of the month for September

Artifact of the month for September
  The order of King David was instituted in 1924 by the…

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway on a private visit to Oslo Jewish Museum

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway on a private visit to Oslo Jewish Museum
Today we had the great pleasure of wishing King Harald welcome to…

Portrait of the month for March

Portrait of the month for March
  Fanny Behak was a Norwegian-Jewish cabaret artist and actor who starred…

Artifact of the month for December

Artifact of the month for December
Tippa Rubinstein was born in Oslo on September 4, 1919 as the…

Artifact of the month for April

Artifact of the month for April
Mathilde Rothenberg was born in Kalvaria, Lithuania in 1891. She came to…

Artifact of the month for October

Artifact of the month for October
  Bernhard Goldberg was born in Oslo as one of four children…

Artifact of the month for January

Artifact of the month for January
  Jacques “Jac” Maliniak was born in Warsaw, Poland, by parents Anna…

Artifact of the month for February

Artifact of the month for February
  Martin Sachnowitz was born on the 10th of October 1910 in…

«Der yidisher King Lear» performed in Oslo

«Der yidisher King Lear» performed in Oslo
The State Jewish Theatre of Bucharest performed the play «Der yidisher King…

Artifact of the month for April

Artifact of the month for April
Die Pessach HAGGADAH Julius Selikowitz (1898 – 1964) Julius Martin Selikowitz was…

Artifact of the month for November

Artifact of the month for November
  Herman Jelo was born on March 1st 1908 in Oslo as…

The museum is closed during the holidays

The museum is closed during the holidays
Jewish Museum in Oslo wish you all a happy Chanukafering, Christmas break…

“Stolpersteine” for the Ullmann family in Moss

"Stolpersteine" for the Ullmann family in Moss
Bjørn Ullmann passed away on the 11th of April this year. His…

Artifact of the month for March

Artifact of the month for March
Note booklet 1931 Julius Abrahamsen (1906 – 1999) Julius Abrahamsen was born…

Marking of November 26

Marking of November 26
To Come Home to Peace? Lecture by Berit Reisel…

Artifact of the month for October

Artifact of the month for October
Driving license Isak Meyer Bersohn (1902 – 1943) Isak Meyer Bersohn was…

Feb 3rd: A refugee returns

Feb 3rd: A refugee returns
Otto Eisler: Refugee, survivor and modern architect…

Museum closed for Pesach/Easter

Museum closed for Pesach/Easter
The Museum will be closed from March 20th to March 28th 2016.…

Nov 29: Chanuka Celebration

Nov 29: Chanuka Celebration
Oslo Jewish Museum celebrates Chanuka with entertainment, candle lighting, latkes, and a…

The Jewish History of Latvia

The Jewish History of Latvia
On the 20th of October the Jewish Museum of Oslo will host…

Life after death in Tanakh and in early Jewish thought

Life after death in Tanakh and in early Jewish thought
What does Judaism say about life after death? What is the practical…

Artifact of the month for November

Artifact of the month for November
Gold watch Lea Ganz (1903 – 1942) Lea Ganz was born in…

Sept. 5th: Yiddish theatre coming to Oslo

Sept. 5th: Yiddish theatre coming to Oslo
The State Jewish Theatre of Bucharest visits Oslo with the play «Der…

Artifact of the month for August

Artifact of the month for August
Dolls, Steel & Cotton, 2015 Leslie Nobler is an art professor at…

New exhibition!

New exhibition!
Starting on May 22nd 2014, the Oslo Jewish Museum welcomes visitors to…

Artifact of the month for July

Artifact of the month for July
Letter of Recommendation Jacob Bodd (1894 – 1943) Jacob Bodd was born…

Artifact of the month for September

Artifact of the month for September
Memorial Service, August 1945 On the 31st of August 1945, the Jewish…

New exhibition and book launch

New exhibition and book launch
Thursday the 11th of June we opened a new exhibition at the…

Artifact of the month for February

Artifact of the month for February
Fine for offending the Nazi-party Kai Feinberg (1921 – 1995) Kai Feinberg…

June 11th: Women in Jiddish Culture

June 11th: Women in Jiddish Culture
On the occasion of the opening of the exhibit, Professor Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska…

Change in opening hours on Thursday the 5th of November

Change in opening hours on Thursday the 5th of November
On Thursday the 5th of November we will be open from 10.00…

Artifact of the month for January

Artifact of the month for January
Examination testimony Kjell Dobkes (1923 – 1943) Kjell Dobkes was born in…

Artifacts of the month for December

Artifacts of the month for December
Marriage contract and passport Sara Dsenselsky (1864 – 1945) Sara Dsenselsky was…

Artifact of the month for June

Artifact of the month for June
Portrait painting   Erik Otto Seligmann (1916 – 1943) Erik Otto Seligmann…

Artifact of the month for March

Artifact of the month for March
Prayer book Aksel Scheer (1904 -1964) Aksel Scheer was born in Libau,…

Artifact of the month for April

Artifact of the month for April
Souvenir for US servicemen in Buchenwald Josef Mendelsohn (1916 – 1992) Joseph…

March 18th: Lecture on Kabbalah

March 18th: Lecture on Kabbalah
Dr. Gabriel Levy (NTNU) on the origins of life and language in…

Artifact of the month for February

Artifact of the month for February
Father’s last letter David Isak Bermann (1899 -1943) David Isaac Berman was…

Artifact of the month for January

Artifact of the month for January
Obituary for Leonard Levin (1905 -1943) Leonard Levin was born in Oslo…

Artifact of the month for December

Artifact of the month for December
Diploma awarded Dagfinn Bernstein (1928-2001) Dagfinn Bernstein was born in Oslo on…

Oct 8th: Michael Wex

Oct 8th: Michael Wex
The author of the popular books “Born to Kvetch” and “Just Say…

Artifact of the month for May

Artifact of the month for May
Speech at the Wergeland Monument, 17th May 1881 Jacob Herman Prager (1836…

Artifact of the month for November

Artifact of the month for November
Long-distance ice skates Abel Fischer (1920 -2011) Abel Fischer was born in…

Artifact of the month for September

Artifact of the month for September
The Golden Puck 1977 Jørn Goldstein (born 1953 ) Jørn Goldstein spent…

Artifact of the month for October

Artifact of the month for October
J.U.F.s handball team 1964-1965 Jewish Youth Association (JUF) was founded in Kristiania…

Artifact of the month for July

Artifact of the month for July
Diploma and portrait drawing Charles Braude (1915 – 1991)   Charles Braude…

Klezmer Night!

Klezmer Night!
Oslo Jewish Museum presents two wonderful klezmer concerts on September 6th.…

Artifact of the month for June

Artifact of the month for June
1st prize, Norwegian Championship Speedway,1955 Erik Koritzinsky (f. 1933)   Erik Koritzinsky…

Artifact of the month for May

Artifact of the month for May
Law on the abolition of the ban on Jews to enter the…

New Memorial Cobblestones in Oslo

New Memorial Cobblestones in Oslo
For the fourth year in a row, Oslo Jewish Museum and Gunter…

Fire in Oslo Jewish Museum

Fire in Oslo Jewish Museum
Late Monday evening on the 16th of December there was an smoldering…

Artifact of the month for April

Artifact of the month for April
The Order of King David Alfred Oster (1893 – 1967)   The…

Artifact of the month for March

Artifact of the month for March
Reading glasses with case Esther Goldmann (1871-1949)   Esther Goldmann was born…

Dec 3rd: Seminar at the Oslo Jewish Museum

Dec 3rd: Seminar at the Oslo Jewish Museum
Free public seminar: “Polish and Lithuanian Jewry: Tracing a Lost History.”…

Dec 14th: Chanuka celebration

Dec 14th: Chanuka celebration
As always, the Oslo Jewish Museum celebrates Chanuka with a entertainment, candle…

Artifact of the month for February

Artifact of the month for February
Letter of Citizenship Salomon David Steinmann (1882 – 1973) Salomon David Steinmann…

November 26: Concert at the Museum

November 26: Concert at the Museum
The Oslo Chamber Academy will hold a concert in memory of those…

Artifact of the month for January

Artifact of the month for January
The Norwegian Constitution in Hebrew Translated by Meyer Aschkanaze (1850 – 1908)…

Artifact of the month for November and December

Artifact of the month for November and December
Hanukkiya Abraham Schwartzmann (1852 – 1937) Kislev is an autumn month on…

Artifacts of the month for October 2013

Artifacts of the month for October 2013
Identity card and the Yellow badge Gertrude Magnus (1910 – 2012) Identity…

Artifact of the month for September 2013

Artifact of the month for September 2013
Atarah – decoration on the top of a prayer shawl Sigmund Meieran…

Artifact of the month for August 2013

Artifact of the month for August 2013
Tobacco boxes Moritz Glott (1867 – 1946)   Moritz Glott was born…

Summer Exhibition in Oslo Jewish Museum

Summer Exhibition in Oslo Jewish Museum
This summer Oslo Jewish Museum will show an exhibition called «People of…

Summer 2013 Opening Hours

Summer 2013 Opening Hours
Oslo Jewish Museum will extend its opening hours from 18 June to…

Exhibition at Norway’s Resistance Museum

Exhibition at Norway's Resistance Museum
“Freedom is never won once and for all” is a temporary exhibition…

Artifact of the month for July 2013

Artifact of the month for July 2013
Hanukkah Menorah   Leo Eitinger (1912 – 1996)   Leo Eitinger was born…

Borrow books at the JMO!

Borrow books at the JMO!
The Oslo Jewish Museum has a library with a nice selection of…

Artifact of the month

Artifact of the month
Royal Guard medal in gold   David Rubinstein (1913 – 1984) The royal…

Wergeland’s Legacy in Vilnius

Wergeland’s Legacy in Vilnius
The exhibition Wergeland’s Legacy was opened at the Tolerance Center in Vilnius…

Klezmernatt!

Klezmernatt!
8. september ble John Dee fylt opp av entusiastiske klezmer-fans da Jødisk…

Jødiske Kulturdager 2012

Jødiske Kulturdager 2012
For tredje gang arrangeres Jødiske Kulturdager i Oslo. Første søndag i september…