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U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art

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The exhibition gives a very good impression of Jewish life in Italy, well explained and with... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2018
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Interesting museum on Italian Jewish religious life

After you see the major sites that everyone who comes to Jerusalem must see, you begin to look for... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
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Dedicated to preserving and displaying objects related to Jewish life in Italy from the Middle Ages to present day, this museum features a rich collection including doors of a Torah Ark, a 15th-century stone tablet and brass and silver Hannukkiot...more
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25 Hillel, Jerusalem 9458125, Israel
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Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

The exhibition gives a very good impression of Jewish life in Italy, well explained and with beautiful exponates. Worth while visiting; good atmosphere, very open and friendly service!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

After you see the major sites that everyone who comes to Jerusalem must see, you begin to look for the hidden treasures. This is one of them. It is small, four exhibition rooms, but the artifacts go back to the 1300’s; various religious articles, prayer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This small but deeply informative museum is located in the heart of Jerusalem in an excellent neighborhood for walking and enjoying the city. You could walk right by this gem, but that would be a big mistake since you would miss one of the most...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

At the heart of Jerusalem, between busy streets, is this wonderful small museum, which also houses an active synagogue of the Italian Jewish congregation in Jerusalem. In the synagogue you can see plaques with names of people of the congregation, many known Italian family names....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank RivkaM8
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The displays are tastefully arranged in an accessible flow throughout the buildings. Excellent presentation of information and background on signs and plaques. The guides are members of the historic Italian Jewish community of Jerusalem and bring many personal stories and anecdotes up during their time...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank David B
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This beautiful transported Venetian Synagogue, and the museum of other Jewish Italian artifacts next door, is a real gem. Raoul, the in-house guide, did really great work keeping the grandchildren engaged, and also inspired the adults. A lovely, cool, calm, fascinating way to spend an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank shimonfelix
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Linked to the Italian Synagogue , this little museum that was created by an Italian family contains some very old items standing for the old glorified Jewish community in Italy centuries ago !

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elizur
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is small, but the exhibits are great and the reconstructed Italian Synagogue is really beautiful! Raoul is an awesome guide, very knowledgeable. This place is definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank lourdesbarrelli
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

This museum was a real treat. Only a very small part of its collection is exhibited at any one time. The exhibits are very well curated. There are also several instances where the museum documents the restoration of exhibited materials. The museum also contains an...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank esift
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Beautiful medieval synagogue brought from the Veneto and still used today. We went at Purim and they had half a dozen fantastic illustrated medieval megillah Esther with some hats and fancy dress. Other interesting items too. Doesn't take long to see and good for all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Davidlcohen
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