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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  • Myriam Alhadeff Feldman: (from the “Rabbis of Rhodes” page): Hello Bob. I am the daughter of David and Perla Alhadeff. My father was the nephew of your grandmother Lea, son of her sister Rachel, and the brother of Marie. My parents lived in Lubumbashi (Elisabethville), Congo and Rome, Italy. Rabbi Chilibi Codron is my...
  • Bob Levy: (from the “Rabbis of Rhodes” page): Keith, it is very interesting to find relatives who descended from my Great Granfather, Rabbi Nissim (Papu) Chilibi Codron. His daughter Lea was my maternal grandmother. Lea married Solomon Amato and had 7 children. My mother, Violette married Elie Levy, also from Rhodes. They...
  • michael botek: (from the “Family Tree Resources” page): hello, michael botek here…. living in New York… grew up in LA. I am the son of Rae Calderon (Los Angeles-Seattle), grandson of Katherine Calderon (Seattle-Rhodes), great grandson of Lea Alkana (Los Angeles – Rhodes), and great great grandson of Caden...
  • Masliah: (from the “Who’s Going?” page): I went many times to Rhodes, last time (2007?). I visited the synagogue and I saw the place of jewish martyrs; My grand father David Masliah was rabbi of synagogue from 1922 to 1930 and he liked very much Rhodes but after he went to Paris to join his family. He died in Paris in...
  • Iris Planamento: (from the “Family Photos” page of the “Museum” page): My Grandmother was Victoria Angel born in Rhodes April 11, 1896. Arrived in Ellis Island on Nov. 27, 1911. Could she be the person in the Angel family Behora Victoria? My mother was Victoria Angel’s daughter, Jenny (Penny). Jenny had a...
  • larry Posner: (from the “Family Tree Resources” page): Hi Aron: I note on JewishGen there was a Yahiel Alhadeff tombstone in Rhodes who died in 1873. I gg grandson of Kalomira Alhadeff who was born in 1848, whose father was Yahiel Alhadeff. Looking for a possible connection.

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To receive any of these publications, please contact:

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