Discover the permanent collection

With seven hundred artworks and objects, the permanent collection proposes a history of the Jewish communities of Europe and the Mediterranean from the Middle Ages to today.   

Attention: the mahJ is now open from Tuesday to Sunday and closed on Monday (except for group visits with reservations). 

For your safety, there are heightened security procedures when you arrive at the museum.

Opening hours : 
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 11.00–18.00
Wednesday: 11.00–21.00
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00–19.00
National holidays: 11.00–19.00

David Perlov, The Magician, détail, 1962

David PerlovFilmmaker, photographer, drawer

October 2, 2018 – February 10, 2019

David Perlov (1930-2003) is one of the key figures of Israeli cinema in the last quarter of the 20th century. Yet the scope of his oeuvre, sustained by his lifelong practice of drawing and photography, extends far beyond his work as a filmmaker.


Tribute to the donors

From Wednesday 7 March 2018 until Sunday 13 January 2019

To celebrate its 20th birthday, the mahJ highlights in the permanent collection and the auditorium foyer 100 donors and the artwork they have donated to the museum.

Upcoming events

Max Halberstadt
Portrait de Sigmund Freud, 12 février 1932

Sigmund Freud. Du regard à l’écoute


October 10, 2018 - February 10, 2019

David Perlov, The Magician, détail, 1962

David Perlov

March 7th 2018 - January 13th 2019

The Educational Service


Media Library

Bookshop and publication