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The winners of the Wilmot Cup in 1950, Benny Casofsky, Leslie Cohen and Hymie Lurie.

Table Tennis and Growing Up in Jewish Manchester

July 9, 2016 Comments Off on Table Tennis and Growing Up in Jewish Manchester

“We tried to make it look like your mum putting on a celebratory show in her living room cabinet,” says Alexandra Cropper, curator of Chess in Shorts – Table Tennis and Growing Up in Jewish Manchester

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Cheetham Hill Road: A People Panorama

Photo Gallery: Cheetham Hill Road, A People Panorama

March 12, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Cheetham Hill Road, A People Panorama

Cheetham Hill Road in North Manchester is one of the most diverse areas in Britain, with almost half of residents speaking English as a second or other language. Around 150 different languages alone can be heard in this one address.

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A cartoon from the museum's exhibition

Degenerate Music at the Manchester Jewish Museum

February 5, 2016 Comments Off on Degenerate Music at the Manchester Jewish Museum

Jews have helped to shape modern Manchester, from 18th century merchants to more recent orthodox groups.

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