Jewish East End Celebration Society
P.O. Box 57317, London E1 3WG
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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

  • Adam Zahn

    Can you help in uncovering information aboiut Adam Zahn, who lived in Bethnal Green in the early 1900s and owned a bakery? Read More
  • New book brings the 1930s and 1940s East End to life

      The lively Jewish East End community of the 1930s and 1940s is brought to life in a new book edited and translated by Yiddish scholar, musician and JEECS stalwart Vivi Lachs, with translations of stories and sketches by Katie Brown, A. M. Kaizer, and I. A. Lisky. Read More
  • East End-born author provides a sharp look at 18th century anti-Semitism with a modern resonance

    The saga of England’s so-called Jew Law of 1753, made law and then repealed within six months, is a little known episode in Anglo-Jewish history that nonetheless has considerable resonance today. It has now been brought into sharp focus in the latest book by East End born and bred Yoel Sheridan, (whom East End contemporaries may remember as Julius Shrensky, Read More
  • JEECS News Update: Jan 2022

    Holocaust Memorial Day Walk: January 30. Covid has ruled out the normal events in the East End this year. However I shall be doing my annual walk, The Jewish East End – World War 2 and the Holocaust, on Sunday January 30. This is a free event, but needs to be booked through my email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We will meet at Aldgate Read More
  • Isaac Rosenberg: a great war poet for the 21st Century

    Born in Bristol but brought up in the East End, the multi-talented Isaac Rosenberg has been unduly neglected. Two of his biographers, Jean Liddiard and Jean Moorcroft Wilson, wrote articles for The Cable, the JEECS magazine, in 2006 and 2008 respectively aiming to redress the balance. Both are fascinating reads, and are now here on our website to mark the anniversary Read More
  • The Whitechapel of Isaac Rosenberg

    We have a fascinating guided walk on Sunday November 21 commemorating the great East End war poet and artist Isaac Rosenberg. The date is the closest Sunday to the anniversary of his birth in 1890. Read More
  • Banners commemorate Petticoat Lane’s past, present and future

    The revitalisation of Petticoat Lane, London’s oldest Sunday street market still in operation, continues apace with the unveiling next week of the community banners, commemorating many aspects of market life, along Wentworth Street and into Middlesex Street. Read More
  • Petticoat Lane captured on camera

    Petticoat Lane, on the edge of the East End, is London’s oldest existing Sunday street market. Over many decades, it played an important part in the life of Jewish London. Read More
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