In some ways, all the museums are very similar to each other. Often this is combined on a particular principle collection of things and objects on display under glass. About our museum have not. It is different. It is interactive. Difficult to determine what he looks more like – a museum as such, or an amusement park. All information that is intended to convey to visitors the exposition, has different ways of filing. She bulk.
She was surrounded people, gets into their minds, affects nearly all the senses. This was possible thanks to the use of modern computer and audiovisual technology. History of the Jewish population in the world served as a large interactive map. Large display windows, which are projected on the unique movies and photos to recreate the image of a typical village of XVIII – early XX centuries. Audio effects organically supplement the visual range and create a sense of presence.
Architectural designs are designed so that complement and reinforce the involvement of exposure. Let's take a closer look at each of the points.
Theatre "The Beginning". Round cinema – the first thing that attracts the attention of the visitor. It demonstrates 4D film, dedicated to the first days of life – from the creation of the world's major religions and to the destruction of the Second Temple and the formation of the Jewish Diaspora.
On a huge interactive table displays a history of migration of Jews. This exhibit can and should be touched. Touching certain parts of the map, you can learn about the life of Jewish communities in each country.
Translated from Yiddish shtetl – a town or place.
So called habitat Jews in Tsarist Russia after the adoption of the decree prohibiting them from living in large cities and establishing the so-called Pale of Settlement Vai. In this part of the exhibition recreates the typical town with its squat houses, mandatory market, synagogue and school. Huge, two human growth, showcases, unique shots of projected life of the Jews of that time.
Cities and beyond
We have recreated a typical urban coffeehouse late XIX – early XX century. Sitting at a table and listening to the conversations of "neighbors", you will learn about the issues that agitated the minds of Jewish youth at the time – socialism, Marxism, Zionism. All the tables are interactive. With their help, you can manage your information – look for more information and to participate in surveys.
With this difficult period associated awakened hopes of the Jewish people. Letter to British Foreign Secretary Lord Balfour – the so-called Balfour Declaration – gave reason to believe in the imminent formation of a national state in Palestine. Background for these hopes were revolution and civil war.
The Soviet Union
Hall decoration symbolic – the ceiling mounted five-pointed red star. Underneath, on the huge screens, rush the stage of rapid time – collectivization, electrification, industrialization and other important government processes that pushed the traditional problems of the Jews by the wayside.
The Great Patriotic War and the Holocaust
Heroism, betrayal, courage, defeats and victories – all mixed up in the history of the Great Patriotic War. On huge screens diorama – eyewitness accounts, the people at the front, as a partisan, in the ghettos and concentration camps. Pain and terrible experience of war.
The memorial of memory
This place is designed in the likeness of sorrow children memorial at Yad Va-shem, the Holocaust National Museum in Israel. In a building dating from the antique aircraft steel, a plurality of mirrors, and done so in a way that reflected the flames of several candles and multiply in them.
The postwar period
This exposure occurs interactive three-act play, from which you can learn about the steady anti-Semitism in the USSR, "the Doctors' Plot" in which many doctors were completely unfounded accused of conspiring to murder some Soviet leaders, and the Six Day War, Moshe Dayan, the movement "refuseniks", emigration and other events that shaped the minds of Soviet Jews at the time.
From adjustment to the present day
Despite all the difficulties that accompanied the establishment of the new Russia, this period was one of the most favorable for Russian Jewry, which has received something that has always sought – freedom of religion, movement and respectful attitude of the authorities.
Fri – Sat: 12.00 – 22.00
Friday: 10.00 – 15.00
Closed on Saturdays and Jewish holidays
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