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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  • 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 Touriel, 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...
  • Dr.Salvatore L.Franco: Great to be back in Rhodes. It is always with the greatest of emotions (happy and at the same time melancholy) that I come back to visit Rhodes, being a proud “hijo de Rhodeslis” on both sides (Liv J. Franco and Katie Alhadeff Franco). My grandfather on my maternal side was Behor Yeoshua Alhadeff (who...
  • Rebecca Phillips: To Sonja Bile re Bega & Levi families: I can shed some light on Stella Bega and Albert Levi. I think Stella Bega was my grandmothers sister. There were 9 or 10 siblings. The eldest went to the US and the younger ones to Argentina. Their mother Luisa Bega was also in Argentina and died in the 1960s. There was a...
  • maurice bardavid: my sister in law dori bardavid and I have just returned from a greek island cruise-may 8 thru 23. we spent 4 extra days in rhodes,it was our favorite island. the temple and museum were just wonderful.both my parents : diana hazen and isaac bardavid were born in rodos. it was amazing wandering around the beautiful...
  • Silvia Reina Aljadeff: My name is Silvia Reina Aljadeff, from Argentina. I want to have more informaciones about my family. My grandmather’s ñame is Reina Soriano. My grandfatger’s name is Elías o Alejandro alhadeff. My other grandparent are: Mois Alhadeff. They came to Argentina in diferente dates, the begginings of 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