With a new core exhibition and a new director, the Jewish Museum Berlin hopes to overcome past controversies and make the museum a space for people of all backgrounds to engage with the history of Jewish life in Germany.
Though the number of Jewish births in the UK has outpaced the number of deaths since 2006, the community continues to skew older. Those over 60 are at a far higher risk of becoming sick or dying from the coronavirus. In addition, the majority of British Jews live in and around London, where the outbreak in Britain has been most pronounced. The city remains weeks away, reports suggest, from the coronavirus’s peak.