Welcome to the Jewish Museum of Rhodes

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.

The Museum

Images of the Jewish Museum of Rhodes and a sample of its archives.

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La Juderia

Tour map of the Jewish Quarter and location of Jewish homes & businesses from before the War.

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The Cemetery

One of the oldest and best preserved Jewish cemeteries in Europe.

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Gift Shop

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Audios & Videos

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Recent Comments

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  • fernando tarica: Hello my name is Fernando Tarica. My grandfather was jaim tarica, he was the youngest of seven siblings: esther, itzak, reina, jacobo, sarah, salomon and some twins i know died on their trip when his parents came to buenos aires. His parents were Juana Bohora Arugete and Jose Tarica. I dont know if they change their...
  • aron: Hi Dandoy. I’m not sure if you have any records of your family from Rhodes. In case you do not, I’m emailing to you their family registrations from 1920 and 1938. In indicates that Uriel Hasson was born in 1871 and Regina Cohen was born in 1870. It indicates that the parents of Uriel Hasson were: Samuel Hasson and...
  • Dandoy: My great-mother was Sarina Hasson, the daughter of Uriel Hasson and Regina Cohen. She left Rodos with her brother Ezra to go to Congo – Elisabethville, in the 1920s where she met her Belgian husband. Then, she came to Brussels where my father was born. She never went back to Rodos and her parents who died in Auschwitz....
  • Saul Sosnowski: As the date approaches for my trip, I wonder if anyone will be in Rhodes August 10-14 so that I can join a visiting group (languages: Hebrew, English, Spanish, Ladino). I’m also interested in knowing what Shabbat arrangements are available. Thank you! Saúl
  • aron: Hi Lisa. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the website… About 1920 the Jewish Community of Rhodes created a family registration of all the families in Rhodes (a little over 1,000 households). I located 2 pages from the registration which pertain to a Rahamin Notrica, born about 1908 and an Amelia Turiel, born about 1910, which...
  • Lisa Wilson: My family is the “Notrica” family. My father is Joseph Morris Notrica and his mother was Amelia Touriel married to my grandfather Rahamin Morris Notrica. I would love to find out more information on my grandparents. I found this site and immediately began to cry. My heritage is so rich and I love learning . The...

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To receive any of these publications, please contact:

Rhodes Jewish Historical Foundation
Telephone: (310) 475-4779
Email: info@rhodesjewishmuseum.org