Jewish East End Celebration Society
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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

  • East End Jewish themes at Hackney Festival

    Andrew Whitehead, whose new book on the Siege of Sydney Street, an iconic event in the Jewish East End, has just been published, is one of many fascinating speakers at the Hackney History Festival in May. Read More
  • East End playwright, novelist and poet Bernard Kops dies aged 97

    Bernard Kops, the great East End playwright, novelist and poet, and honorary president of JEECS, has died at the age of 97 The son of Dutch-Jewish immigrants, Bernard was born in 1926 and brought up in Stepney Green Buildings in a world whose frontier was Aldgate East tube station, a world in which clothing from the Jewish Board of Guardians Read More
  • Seeking the human being within, behind the cloak

    Bernard Kops, the great East End playwright, poet and novelist has died at the age of 97. Honorary life president of JEECS, he was an astute observer of both the old Jewish East End and the modern world. The interview below is from the JEECS magazine The Cable in 2006 and is being republished as a tribute to a great Read More
  • A fresh look at the Siege of Sydney Street

      The Siege of Sydney Street is the subject of a new book published on March 1 that provides a thrilling account of this iconic East End event. Read More
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    Morris Goldstein, a near forgotten member of the remarkable group of artists and writers that flourished in the East End in the early part of the last century, deserves wider recognition. RAYMOND FRANCIS, his son, gives us a taste of his story in this extract from his book about his father's life. This article was published in JEECS's magazine The Read More
  • East End Brady days

    An exhibtion devoted to the history of the Brady Girls' Club opens in London on October 6. So it seemed a timely moment to republish these reminiscences of an iconic East End organisation originally published in our magazine The Cable in 2010. Read More
  • Exhibition celebrates the Brady Girls' Club

    The history of a seminal East End organisation, the wonderful Brady Girls’ Club, is being celebrated in an exhibition at London Metropolitan University opening next month. Read More
  • Sikh peddlers in the Jewish East End

    The role of Jewish East Enders in working with early Sikh arrivals in the UK is set to form part of a new documentary film whose creators are seeking people who can talk to them from a Jewish perspective about the partnerships that developed. Read More
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