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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Newsletters

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"KE HABER?" NEWSLETTERS FROM 1997 TO THE PRESENT

Gift Shop

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BOOKS, CD'S AND OTHER ITEMS

Food

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AUTHENTIC RECIPES

Audios & Videos

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HERE ARE AUDIO RECORDINGS AND VIDEOS FROM OUR ARCHIVES

Recent Comments

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  • Abigail: (from “La Juderia” page): In reply to Sara Garnick…It is a pleasure to make your acquaintance. We are related as I am a descendant of Rachel Capeluto and Isaac Jacques Eskenazi (Rachel’s first husband). – Olga Capeluto was born 8 December 1902. She had one son and two daughters with David Ralph...
  • Doreen Beinart: (from the “Who’s Going?” page): I was born in Cape Town, S. Africa in ’48 and live in Boston. My mother was Adele Albeldas and her family was from Rhodes and grew up in Alexandria then Belgian Congo before marrying my father Alec Pienaar (Lapiner) and settling in Cape Town. My family and I want...
  • Sharon Benveniste Gonzalez: (from the Genealogy “Rhodes DNA Project” page): My father’s mother (Esther Malca Benveniste) and father Abraham Bahor Benveniste, were some sort of cousins, both from Rhodes, and married in Los Angeles. My father was Harold (Hasdai) Benveniste. If I can help in any way, I would be happy to...
  • Cristina: (from the Genealogy “Family Tree Resources” page): Boa tarde! Podem me ajudar com informações sobre BENSION LEVI (ou LEVY), filho de Judá (ou Jeuda ou Ieuda Levi) e de Bulissa Turiel, nascido em 27 de novembro de 1888, em Rodes e de nacionalidade italiana? Muito obrigada!
  • Jennifer Mayo: (from the Genealogy “Rhodes DNA Project” page): This is all very interesting. I’m originally from Puerto Rico and I’ve been trying to figure out where my last name comes from. I have not been able to find any MAYO’s in Puerto Rico before the 1800’s so I’ve been wondering where...
  • Deborah Capp: (from the “Who’s Going?” page): Planning on going this summer or fall with my two sons. Are there any special events planned this summer or fall? Deborah

Recent Publications

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To receive any of these publications, please contact:

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