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Rhodes Jewish Museum

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A fascinating insight

The Jewish museum provides a fascinating insight into the history of Jewish life on the island of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KnightGuest
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Chorley
A moving tribute to the Jewish community of Rhodes

This is the first time I have visited a synagogue and discovered a lovely place of peace and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
babette22016
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Swinton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Jewish museum provides a fascinating insight into the history of Jewish life on the island of Rhodes. From mid-12 century onwards, each phase of Jewish settlement is well documented and there is a range of social and religious artefacts. The 20th century period offers...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the first time I have visited a synagogue and discovered a lovely place of peace and contemplation away from the crowds. The museum is a fascinating history of the Jewish community on this island, as well as a moving reminder of dark times.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the oldest synagogue in Greece. We had an amazing tour with Isaac, who showed us the Jewish quarter and had extensive knowledge of Jewish history there. The history is unique and powerful and the museum and synagogue beautifully curated and powerfully moving. Not...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very touching and well organised museum, and a beautiful sinagogue. We learned a lot about Rhodes and about the Jewish community, its Sephardic roots, and the deportations during World War II. It was one of our favourite sights in Rhodes. It’s very user friendly...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are happy to know that you have enjoyed your visit. We would like to thank you for taking time to write a comment. That gives us the courage to try harder to make known to the visitors the history of our community past and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I honestly did not want to go but my late grandmother survived the deportation ,I read here name with an mark to show she survived, which I already new ,but I didn't realise family members didn't .I broke down and cried and just couldn't control...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write these comments. We try to keep open the doors of the Synagogue and the Museum so people don't forget the lives of the innocent people that were lost during WWII. This place wakes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I looked up prior to coming to Rhodes and found the Jewish museum which I knew we would have to go to and we went the other day. Upon arriving we met a lovely lady (sorry I cannot remember her name) and also Sami a...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We much appreciate your comments and that you have taking the time to send your review. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed your visit to our Synagogue and Museum. Your support gives us the courage to keep going and try to improve ourselves.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well done and informative presentation of the Jewish community of Rhodes and Kos. The names in the courtyard bring home the magnitude of the tragedy.More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to write a comment. The people that perished in Auschwitz, they weren't just numbers. They were real people with real names. That is why we have written the names of every individual in the courtyard....More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Whether Jewish or not - lots to take in and enjoy. Great neighborhood, wander a little, browse the books in the shop too. Not to miss.

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for your nice comments! You are right! The Museum is for everybody not only Jewish. The history about the holocaust is for everyone to learn.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Do go and visit it is just off martyrs square. In the bookshop there are two books about the Jews in Rhodes.

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for recommending to othes to visit us.

Reviewed 30 June 2018

A visit to the Synagogue and Museum is a must if you are in Rhodes. Not only is it an important part of the history of Rhodes and its' Jewish people, but the exhibit is very touching and troubling. It is important not to forget...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for your nice comments! That is the reason that we try to keep this place open. So people don't forget!

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jbk184
30 April 2017|
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The Synagogue and the Museum are open every day from 10.00 to 15.00 EXCEPT Saturday.
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asheffrin
6 March 2017|
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Response from jcrh0des | Property representative |
Dear Mrs Andy, Thank you for your interest to visit our Synagogue-Museum .We are in a walking distance from the port where the cruise ship docks.We are off the Street of the Jewish Martyrs ( Martiron Evreon). We are on... More
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Response from Maria P | Reviewed this property |
Tour is not necessary. You can ask the people who work there about the history and they are more than willing to explain
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