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Museum of the Jewish People (Bet Hatefutsoth)

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Address: Klausner Street, Matiyahu Gate #2 | Tel Aviv University Campus, Tel Aviv, Israel
Phone Number: +972 3646 2020
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Description: Located on the campus of Tel Aviv University, this museum chronicles the...
Located on the campus of Tel Aviv University, this museum chronicles the story of the Jewish people of Israel over the last 2,500 years.
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Diaspora

an elaborate display of the story of the Jewish people across the millennia and how they dealt with the many civilizations in which they found themselves. Bit takes hour to do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The museum is nice, the exhibits can be really interesting. My favorite part is that it is placed inside the TLV University, which is amazingly nice to wonder at.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

an elaborate display of the story of the Jewish people across the millennia and how they dealt with the many civilizations in which they found themselves. Bit takes hour to do this whole museum

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Cheadle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is not just a museum, this is a living breathing testament to a peoples hard work to bring about a country which had nothing until 1948. the exhibits show the progress of the people over many years including some of the hardships they had to endure under harsh living conditions, very little money but the pioneer spirit won through.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

THis museum is very hard to find and closes early, but it is an awesome place to go, and I really thought it was interesting as it showed the history of the Jewish people where they moved around, why and when. and eventually the Jewish immigration to Israel and where it came from. Definitely a top museum in Israel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

iv'e been in there when i were at grade c, my school's tour, and i enjoyed of watching the item which deacribes the Israeli heritage from the begining until now. i give 5 stars to the museum, you rather go there and have fun :)

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

it is must for evry juish to visit and lern his history thru the history of the juish people geogrficly from wer they com customs and belives

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

An excellent museum to experience the Diaspora, the spreading of the Jewish People all across the world. A must visit when in Tel Aviv!

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Porto Alegre, RS
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The history of the Jews in the Diaspora is brilliantly displayed in this museum which is at the University of Tel Aviv. It is not far from the city center and is accessible by taxi or bus. The museum will be entirely renovated in 2017. It is worth visiting.

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This museum is a great way to learn more about the history of the Jewish people from the destruction of the 2nd Temple to the creation of the State of Israel. I found it very informative and a must if you're visiting the city. They also have really interesting temporary exhibits like Amy Winehouse, Jewish mysticism, and others!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Not a nice experience unfortunately. Needs to be updated, renewed and make it more interesting. It's quite old fashion, audios don't work very well and in general not too interesting. Sorry.

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