Jewish East End Celebration Society
P.O. Box 57317, London E1 3WG
enquiries@jeecs.org.uk

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Christian Street Talmud Torah
Christian Street Talmud Torah Christian Street Talmud Torah (the red building)
Grodzinski's Bakery
Grodzinski's Bakery Grodzinski's Bakery, which adjoined Fieldgate Street Synagogue. Chaim Grodzinski, a founder of Grodzinski's, was vice president of Redmans Road Talmud Torah.
Goides bakers
Goides bakers The former premises of Goides a famous East End bakers and caterer, in Wentworth Street
Friend and Co
Friend and Co The former butchers shop of Friend and Co, 40 Wentworth Street. Note the orignal blue and white tiles, to the left, sticking out beyond the modern frontage
Jews Temporary Shelter
Jews Temporary Shelter The Jews Temporary Shelter in Leman Street provided a place to stay for penniless immigrants.
Stepney Green Dwellings
Stepney Green Dwellings Stepney Green Dwellings, erected by Lord Rothschild's 4 per cent Industrial Dwelling Company in the late 19th century
Aldgate sign
Aldgate sign The sign above Albert's, Aldgate, marking the former offices of a Yiddish newspaper. JEECS has adopted it as its emblem.
Wall plaque
Wall plaque Wall plaque opposite the soup kitchen in Brune Street commemorating those who have passed through the East End
Drinking fountain
Drinking fountain Drinking fountain outside St Botolph's church, Aldgate, dedicated to Frederic David Mocatta (1828-1905), bullion broker and philanthropist. He was a member of a Sephardi banking dynasty.
Robert Montefiore School
Robert Montefiore School Robert Montefiore School
Stepney Jewish School
Stepney Jewish School Stepney Jewish School Purim Play of January 1937
Stepney Jewish School
Stepney Jewish School Stepney Jewish School in 2007
Stepney Jewish School
Stepney Jewish School Stepney Jewish School: a 1938 class photo
ArbourSquare
ArbourSquare The Raine’s Foundation School in Arbour Square
Sidney Street
Sidney Street The Lodzer Café at 97 Sidney Street, directly opposite the site of the siege at 100 Sidney Street. It was known as the Lodzer Café because the owner came from Lodz in Poland.
Jubilee Street
Jubilee Street Caves Dairy in Jubilee Street

Latest news

  • Jewish women of the East End

    The celebrated author Rachel Lichtenstein  (Rodinsky's Room [with Iain Sinclair], Rodinsky's Whitechapel and On Brick Lane} is working on a new project celebrating the lives of Jewish women of the East End and hopes JEECS people can help. Read More
  • Whitechapel’s short-lived operatic dream

    The Temple of Art aimed to bring high culture to the East End. But it was an adventure that would end in tears, as cultural historian David Mazower reveals in a book of essays in memory of Bill Fishman, JEECS’s late honorary president.  Read More
  • Next steps for Isaac Rosenberg memorial project

    Where would be the appropriate site for the planned memorial bust to Isaac Rosenberg, the great World War One poet and artist? Read More
  • Local historian seeks your ideas

    We've had a request for help from local historian Siri Christiansen, whose letter to JEECS chairman Clive Bettington is below.  She would love to hear from people with ideas that she might follow up on. Send any messages to me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will forward them. Read More
  • JEECS News Update March 2020

    Isaac Rosenberg bust JEECS now has sufficient money to commission the above bust as a memorial to the great East End war poet and artist, but finding a site has been surprisingly difficult. Read More
  • Nelson Street ceiling collapse is a major blow

      The ceiling collapse at the East London Central Synagogue in Nelson Street on January 10 is a big blow to the East End's Jewish legacy. Read More
  • Osborn Street memories sought

    I was wondering if anyone could help me. I am looking for information on what the East End of London, mainly Whitechapel or Osborn Street, was like from 1900 to about 1969 and what is it like today. Read More
  • What do you know about beigels?

    Can you help? From JEECS chairman Clive Bettington.   1: Beigels A British company with American finance is making a film about the   international history of beigels. The company has been filming all over the world – Israel, Canada, the US etc – and has come to me for more information. It also wants me to organise a film premiere in the East End. Read More
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