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Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue

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Fascinating, insightful and beautiful - a must do when in Rhodes

This was the first time I’d been to a Synagogue and I’m certainly glad I took the time to. The main... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Wycombe-Simon
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Highly Recommended experience

Listening to Issac Rubin who runs a private tour out of the synagogue, as we walked around the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
KarenGTK
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Highland Park, New Jersey
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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 19 June 2018

This was the first time I’d been to a Synagogue and I’m certainly glad I took the time to. The main synagogue building itself is beautiful and adorned with a number of beautifully crafted religious objects and furniture. Leading on from this is a thoroughly...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for your very nice comments! It's always nice to hear from not Jewish visitors that appreciate the history of the former Jewish Community of Rhodes. In our Museum we try to show how vivid communities ,not necessary jewish, can be annihilated because of...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Listening to Issac Rubin who runs a private tour out of the synagogue, as we walked around the Jewish Quarter of Old Town, Rhodes was so very interesting and meaningful. He took us to some notable spots which highlighted the Jewish life from the Spanish...More

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RhodesCARMEN, General Manager at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Dear Mrs Karen, We would like to thank you for your nice comments and I would like to thank you also on behalf of Isaac Habib. We are pleased that you have enjoyed the visit. That gives us the strength to keep passing the 2000...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

A small, well-done museum detailing the history of Rhodes is attached to the synagogue. Very interesting and well done.

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RhodesCARMEN, General Manager at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Dear Mrs Meira, We would lile to thank you for taking your time to put your comments in tripadvisor. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed your visit. Kind regards

Reviewed 9 June 2018

Behind the beautiful wooden doors adorned with Stars of David is the Kahal Kadosh Shalom or Community of Sacred Peace Synagogue. This relatively small synagogue served one of the oldest Jewish communities outside of Israel for centuries. It contains a small museum and is an...More

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RhodesCARMEN, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

We would like to thank you for this poetic and sentimental description of our Synagogue and Museum. We are very happy that your visit was so emotional for you. It gives us strength to continue trying in this way to keep the memory and the...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

We spent about an hour going through all the exhibits at the museum associated with the synagogue. We learned much about the Jewish population and their life and fate in Rhodes. The Sephardic synagogue was typical but lovely.More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

We are very happy that you have enjoyed your visit to our Museum. It is not a proffessional exhibition but it is made with a lot of love and from our heart in our effort to keep alive the historical back ground and the memory...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The interior of the synagogue has been sympathetically restored and is an oasis of calm in the busy medieval old town. The museum is very well presented using information boards, artefacts and photographs to tell the story of the Jews of Rhodes. Well worth a...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 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. Your support gives us the courage to keep going and try to improve ourselves.

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Old style Synagogue with a sad history. A look into the past as things used to be. Unfortunately, during WWII, the Natzi's rounded up the Jews in both Rhodes and surrounding Prefectures and shipped them off to the concentration camps. There are pictures of some...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

We would like to thank you for your nice comments! We try really hard to keep this place open and in a good condition so, people like you who appreciate and respect history can visit us and learn more about historical events and about a...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018

Search out this ancient synagogue and museum to learn about the history and lives of the Rodian Jews, now depleted to only five families due to the murderous Nazis. Well presented with many familiar artefacts and explanatory storyboards. Highly recommended

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jcrh0des, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

We would like to thank you for your very nice comments and your high recommendations!

Reviewed 16 May 2018

We visited the shul after being on the island for 12 hours. Our cruise ship docked at rhodes This shul is a monument to the Jews of Rhodes who lived on the island till they were captured by the Nazis in 1944 and transported to...More

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RhodesCARMEN, General Manager at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for your positive comment. We are glad that you have enjoyed the visit. We hope that the Synagogue "Shalom" and the Jewish Museum of Rhodes will always be standing as a memorial to the 2500 Jews from Rhodes and Kos who perished in...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

This is a beautiful synagogue that is easy to visit. There is no admission charge. There is a small museum attached with some beautiful and some very tragic exhibits.

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jcrh0des, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you for visiting our Synagogue and Museum and for your nice comments. I would just like to add that THERE IS an entrance fee for the Synagogue and the Museum, 4 euros per person.

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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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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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