The Scrolls

From the Archives

  On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the MST Museum is open to the public. Usually, visits are pre-arranged, which is a great help with regard to the security of the building. However, on those days we do welcome visitors whose spontaneity has taken them to Kent House rather than Harrods! This morning the bell rang and… Read More

From the MST Archives

Looking through the archives today, we found these great photographs of MST #1286 from Kyjov arriving at its new home at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis MD on 30th April 1989. Notes on the back of the photos say that the procession was led by Rabbi Auerback¬†z”l & Cantor Lauterman, and that the… Read More

MST Quarterly Newsletter #1 – Ostrava and its Jews

Ostrava and its Jews: Recreation as a Virtual Community   From the inspiration of sefer torah on loan from the MST, a group in Kingston upon Thames in SW London, UK, have effectively recreated, in virtual and partly in actual reality, the destroyed Jewish community of Ostrava.¬† David Lawson, the leader of the group, explained:… Read More