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Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue

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While the synagogue/museum was closed for the season, our hotel called and a kind lady came out to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Claudia N
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Dunstable, Massachusetts
Small but exquisite

For a small charge, this Synagogue provides entrée into the remarkable life stories of the Jewish... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
adelaidejane2017
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Adelaide, Australia
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From the 1st of November we are closed for the public. If you wish to visit us please contact us by phone or by email in order to make an appointment.
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Simmiou & Dossiadou street | Medieval Town, Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the synagogue/museum was closed for the season, our hotel called and a kind lady came out to open it for us. Very interesting museum including a great room on WWII. Very interesting photos and writeup in English. Very glad that we went and I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

For a small charge, this Synagogue provides entrée into the remarkable life stories of the Jewish people of Rhodes. The interior of the Synagogue is beautiful with its pebbled floor and light filled interior. It provides a calm and contemplative space to reflect on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We really appreciate your nice comments! Its very important to us to keep alive the memory of the 4000 Jewish people who used to live here, their history, their customs.... music is part of it.... We hope you visit us again in the near future!

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Amazing to See, fully of attention to detail and history. Outside and inside are stunning. Worth a visit to.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul S
jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for your good comments! We feel pleased when people like you appreciate this place and it gives us strength and courage to continue our efforts to keep this place open.

Reviewed 26 October 2018

the place is very unic and old...you cn see that the place is very holly and saint...its close in shabat

Date of experience: October 2018
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jcrh0des, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

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.

Reviewed 26 October 2018

I am always one to a synaguge in a place I have not visited before, particularly if it is also a museum. I am not Jewish myself, but I am a researcher of the Holocaust. The exhibition on Jewish life was interesting, and although the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you for visiting our Synagogue and Museum. It's always nice when people appreciate our efforts to keep this place open with the support of our visitors!

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Although the history of the Jews in Rhodes is a very sad one, this synagogue and attached museum are well worth the visit if you want to learn more about what was once a thriving community in the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for your nice comments!

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Very intresting historic sinagog and well kept museum. We learned allot about the history of İsland and I think all visitors must visit this place..

Date of experience: September 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for visitng us! We are very happy that you found the history of the Synagogue interesting! As it was build in 1577 it has a lot of history behide it!

Reviewed 29 September 2018

very moving building but also very interesting from a historic perspective. Visiting the museum afterwards helps put its story into context

Date of experience: September 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to write these nice comments!

Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had an amazing visit here, a private tour with Isaac, whose mother and father grew up on Rhodes. He offered a wonderful history of the Jews of Rhodes, and an extensive walk through the Jewish quarter. The synagogue itself is absolutely beautiful. There are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for taking a tour with Isaac!!!!

Reviewed 15 September 2018

Visited five years ago and spent a wonderful time talking with the gentleman in the synagogue. I don't speak Greek, he didn't speak English, but we both spoke Spanish. Very moving to hear his experiences and those of the whole community. I am traveling back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write all this nice comments! We look forward to have you visiting us!!!!

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rzwtraveler
19 April 2018|
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Response from jcrh0des | Property representative |
Yes we will have services for Rosh Hashana. Send us an email at jcrhodes@otenet.gr closer to the date so, we will send you the timetable of the services.
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1 May 2017|
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Response from JustJulieNYC | Reviewed this property |
we booked thru synagogue- Mr Isaac Habib toured us... interesting and sad. Very small fee
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Jan H
13 March 2017|
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Response from rtb649 | Reviewed this property |
I did not pay an entrance fee but they do look for donations
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