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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  • Sonja Bilé: To Rebecca Phillips. Dear Rebecca, Please excuse me for my rather “late” response but I have been busy lately and was not aware of your comment which I only noticed this week. I am a second cousin to Alberto Levi. His mother, Caden BILI (married Giacobbe Levi) was the sister of my grandfather Leon (Yehuda) Bili...
  • aron: Hi Ruth. I’m emailing to you a 1938 family registration page of Behor Habib (of Gallipoli) & Reina Hasson. It indicates that Behor’s parents were Hasdai Habib & Lea Mezitrano. It also states that Regina’s parents were Moreno Hasson & Rebecca Menashe. They married on January 2, 1917. It also states...
  • Ruth Rubinstein: Hello, I would appreciate getting information on my uncle Behor Habib and his wife Reina and their three children (Lea, Victor and Leon) that were killed in Auschwitz. Could you email me to… (email address removed by aron to ensure privacy). thank you
  • Sonja Bilé: Dear Murat, Thank you for your very nice website and amazing work about the Jews of Tire. I have to point out, however, that my Bile/BILI family from Rhodes and Izmir is not related to your Tire Bile members who originally were Algaze family members who changed their name only later on. My Bile family’s original name...
  • Murat Sanus: The “Bile” family immigrated from Tire, Izmir to Rhodes. Their original surname was Algaze. They have adopted this Turkish surname after the law. You can find all the info about the Bile family and other families mentioned in this article at my website: www.jewsoftire.com Would be happy to help anyone who...
  • aron: Hi Michael. Shabbat services are conducted if there is a “minyan”. The synagogue and museum complex is open Sunday to Friday from 10am to 3pm. The Jewish cemetery is open Sunday to Friday from 8am to 1pm.

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To receive any of these publications, please contact:

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