Beit Hatfutsot - the Museum of the Jewish People, is more than a museum. This unique global institution tells the ongoing and extraordinary story of the Jewish people. Beit Hatfutsot connects Jewish people to their roots and strengthens their personal and collective Jewish identity. Beit Hatfutsot conveys to the world the fascinating narrative of the Jewish people and the essence of the Jewish culture, faith, purpose and deed while presenting the contribution of world Jewry to humanity.
The core exhibition takes visitors on a journey across eras and lands of Jewish life, exploring the unique story of Jewish continuity, creativity and diversity
The exhibition uses murals, reconstructions, dioramas, audio-visual displays, documentaries and interactive multimedia presentations to convey the panorama of the Jewish people.
Beit Hatfutsot provides an opportunity to explore Jewish subjects and is home to extensive databases: genealogy, visual documentation (photographs and collections), music, communities and family names.
The Museum also offers a variety of temporary exhibitions on a wide range of subjects, such as Jewish communities, Jewish art and identity, leading Jewish personalities and events.
Current temporary exhibitions:
Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait
In cooperation with the Jewish Museum in London
The exhibition focuses on Amy Winehouse's relationship with her family
and her professional life
On display until June 9, 2015
Dream Weavers: From Jewish Tailors to Top Fashion Designers
A group exhibition featuring dresses, jewelry and accessories from international dream team of Jewish designers
On display until June, 2015
For information on Beit Hatfutsot The Museum of the Jewish People
please check the website www.bh.org.il or call visitors' center: 03-7457808
Beit Hatfutsot, Tel Aviv University campus, gate 2, Klausner Street, Ramat Aviv