Here we will provide you with information regarding the historical exhibition which is located in the rooms formerly used as the women’s prayer rooms at the “Kahal Shalom” synagogue, which is now the Jewish Museum of Rhodes. In addition, this web site will inform you of other interesting subjects which are unique to the history of the Jews of Rhodes. This web site is produced by the Rhodes Jewish Historical Foundation, which is a non-profit organization, founded by Aron Hasson, and established to preserve the unique history of the Jews of Rhodes.
Here are Rhodesli and Ladino audio recordings from our archives
Susan E. Hasson - from Seattle: This past weekend, the movie “The Longest Journey,” was presented at Seattle’s Jewish Film Festival….the theatre was filled, and there was not a dry eye in the place. The movie is about the deportation of the Jewish Community of Rhodes in 1944. If you get a chance to see it, it is...
aron: Hi Joseph. My email address is: email@example.com
Cohen Joseph: Dear Aron: You sent me 2 years ago 2 pages of נומירו מאטריקולריו concerning my mother and father. I need some explanation about those document. Can you please send me your email and I will send you the document? Best Reards, Yosi
ingrid alhadef: (from the “Family Tree Resources” page): EU INGRID ALHADEF GOSTARIA DE SABER MAIS SOBRE MINHAS ORIGENS A FAMILIA ALHADEF. NOME DO MEU AVO E NESSIM BEHOR ALHADEF.
Touriel: To Bob Rubin Mayo 12.21.11 post. I found my great great grandfather Behor Moshe Turiel. He died in 1886, “Behor of Rafael Shabetai”. Does anyone have any info regarding that person? I beleive Ester Touriel is my great aunt. Her brother may have been Moshe Touriel who immegrated to the USA Seattle with his wife...
Touriel: (from the “Family Tree Resources” page): Morris Touriel left the island of Rhodes when he was 16 shoveling coal on the ship to earn his passage. He eventually returned to Rhodes. He married Hannah. They immigrated to Seattle with his son Joseph. Joseph married Mary and they had four girls Anne Gordon, Marlene...
We have published our complimentary new calendar. It is for the year 2013/2014 and includes a glossary of Ladino and Hebrew terms used in the calendar as well as amusing Ladino folk sayings. It also contains candle lighting times for: Atlanta, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Los Angeles, New York,…Read More