Jacob Halvas Bjerre is currently employed as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the National Museum of Denmmark.
He gained his Ph.D. in business history from Copenhagen Business School examining the German aryanization attempts in Denmark during the 1930'ies and 1940'ies. He has published both books and articles surrounding the events of the Holocaust from a Danish perspective including the book “Udsigt til forfølgelse. Det danske udenrigsministerium og de europæiske jødeforfølgelser 1938-1945”, which focuses on Danish diplomatic knowledge of the persecution and murder of the Jews in Europe. Bjerre’s current research is on the Danish-German school Sankt Petri’s role during the Nazi period from 1930-1950.
We are happy to announce that the museum is getting a new point of entry, designed by the world-famous architect Daniel Libeskind. However, this means
Now you can catch a glimpse behind the scenes at the museum, and see what else is going on. Follow us @thedanishjewishmuseum
Get a discount of 10% at selected cafés by showing your ticket from the museum (Photo: Eddie Michel Azoulay).
- 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...
September - May:
Thursday: 12:30 - 18:30
Friday- Sunday: 12 - 17
Monday - Wensday: closed
June - August
Tuesday - Sunday: 10-17