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Rhodes Jewish Museum

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I love to come here, everything in excellent shape and new little museum and gift shop. Very... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Belgoamericain
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Aachen, Germany
A gem within a masterpiece

This small but excellent museum brought us to tears and is a credit to the curators who have... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
adelaidejane2017
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

The museum is not very large consisting of six rooms which were originally the women's prayer room of the Kahal Shalom synagogue.The adjacent jewish cemetery is one of the oldest in europe

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

I love to come here, everything in excellent shape and new little museum and gift shop. Very knowledgeable visiting staff during the season to explain the geneological aspects of Rhodes Jewry, and very helpful to hear the Congo and Belgian parts of it!

Date of experience: October 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for you nice comments! We hope we see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 31 October 2018

This small but excellent museum brought us to tears and is a credit to the curators who have fashioned its displays. They bring to life stories from a small community that suffered great indignity and abuse, but also benefitted at times from displays of tolerance,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

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 24 October 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit when in Rhodos. The exhibition has been put together with a lot of heart. It's very informative and gives you a very good insight into the history of the Jews on rhodos. It also tells the sad and terrible hardships of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, 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 12 October 2018

shows all the old artifacts of the greek jewish people.this is right in the middle of the old town. and was fairly easy to find.

Date of experience: October 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for visiting us!

Reviewed 28 September 2018

The story of man's inhumanity to their fellow men. The museum tells the story by the Nazi occupiers of the Island and the deaths of so many people of the island of Rhodes who had lived in peace with their neighbours for centuries having escaped...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for visiting us. We hope that the Kahal Shalom Synagogue and the Jewish Museum of Rhodes will always be standing as a “memorial” to the 2500 Jews from Rhodes who were annihilated in Auschwitz/ Birkenau concentration camps and narrate the past of our...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 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 22 September 2018 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.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 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 19 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for visiting us, for your excellent comments and for taking a tour with Isaac. Truly he is an excellent tour guide with a deep knowledge about the history of the Jewish Community of Rhodes as his mother was one of the few survivors...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

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

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jbk184
29 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
5 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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Charles E
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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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