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Publications of The Danish Jewish Museum

The Danish Jewish Museum has published several books about Danish Jewish history and culture.

Nothing to speak of. Wartime experiences of the Danish Jews 1943-1945 by Sofie Lene Bak, afterword by Bjarke Følner
This publication uncovers the human consequences of the world famous rescue of the Danish Jews from Nazi persecution during World War II.  Author Sofie Lene Bak traces the price of survival and long term effects of the war based on her untiring research and interviews with survivors and their families. 279 pages , RICHLY ILLUSTRATED, 52 $
The book is also available for online purchase from: Museum Tusculanum Press,, The University of Chicago Press, and Amazon,

The Danish Jewish Museum & Daniel Libeskind. Edited by Henrik Sten Møller
49 DKK
Read about the architect Daniel Libeskind's ideas behind the spectacular interior of the Danish Jewish Museum where the Jewish word Mitzvah is playing a significant role.

More about the themes from Space and spaciousness
Five booklets offer in-depth information about the five parts of the exhibition:
Arrivals – about Jewish immigration to Denmark through the ages
Standpoints – about the many Jewish cultures
Traditions – about old traditions and ways to continuate them.
Promised lands – about being Danish, Jewish patriotism and the urge to travel on.
Mitzvah – about October 1943.
Each booklet: 5 DKK
Set of five: 15 DKK

Space and spaciousness

- an exhibition about Jews in Denmark

The exhibition is a broad story of Jewish life in Denmark and focuses on co-exixstence and indentity through 400 years. Read more...

Openings hours

September - May:
Tuesday - Friday: 13 - 16
Saturday - Sunday: 12 - 17
Monday closed

June - August
Tuesday - Sunday: 10-17
Monday closed