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The École de Paris in mahJ's collection The donations of Claire Maratier and Lydie Lachenal

daily, starting from Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 10:00, until Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 23:59

The mahJ presents a hanging of works from its collections donated by two great collectors, daughters of the painters of the École de Paris, Michel Kikoïne and Léon Weissberg.

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From workshop to museum: ORT and the transmission of Jewish culture

Until 2nd July 2022

Founded in Russia in 1880 to extricate Jews from misery through the promotion of handicrafts and agriculture, ORT (Organisation Reconstruction Travail) is today an international education and training network established in over forty countries. 2021 marks the centenary of its presence in France.

Prolongation
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In search of the Hassoun family of Constantine

daily, starting from Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 11:00, until Sunday, March 28, 2021 - 23:59

After an extensive investigation, the mahJ’s curators have unveiled part of the mystery shrouding three portraits of the Hassoun family of Constantine. Their research succeeded in localising the family, discovering the cultural identities indicated by the garments worn and establishing the singular path that took them to France. 

In addition to these discoveries, this presentation is an opportunity to more fully understand the work of the museum’s curators and their interest in each work’s hidden facets...

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Rosine Cahen. Drawings from the Great War

From October 17th 2019 to February 23th 2020

Rosine Cahen (1857-1933) was born in Delme, a small town in Lorraine that had been home to a Jewish community since the end of the 17th century. She arrived in Paris in 1871, when her family opted for French nationality, as did 25% of the Jews in the territories annexed at the time by Germany.

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The Guerry Columns by Georges Jeanclos

Until January 31st 2021

The Guerry Columns, a major work Georges Jeanclos (1933-1997), joined recently the mahJ’s collections thanks to an exceptional donation by the artist’s family of a full-scale terracotta study of the bronze monument erected in the hamlet of Guerry at Savigny-en-Septaine in the Cher. A poignant evocation of one of the crimes of the Shoah perpetrated on the French territory, this work constitutes a major enrichment of the mahJ’s contemporary collection.

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Christian Boltanski

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Les Habitants de l’hôtel de Saint-Aignan en 1939

20 years!
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Tribute to the donors

daily, starting from Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00, until Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 23:59

To celebrate its 20th birthday, the mahJ highlights in the permanent collection and the auditorium foyer 100 donors and the artwork they have donated to the museum.

20 years!