Gift Shop

As a result of peoples interest in the Jewish history of Rhodes, we are pleased to offer the following items for sale.

  • Ladino Songs by Liliana Benveniste

    Ladino Songs by Liliana Benveniste

    CD called "Ayres Buenos", by the internationally acclaimed Liliana Benveniste. 15 songs including "Skalerika de Oro", "Novia de la Kara Blanka", "Adio Kerida" and many more.

    Price: $20.00 USD
  • Oju


    A symbol of good luck, and to ward off the evil eye. This Rhodesli charm can be attached to necklaces, bracelets or to be used for any of our Sephardic traditions. The diameter of the “oju” is approximately 5/8th of an inch

    Price: $10.00 USD
  • Our Sephardic Delicacies from Rhodes

    Our Sephardic Delicacies from Rhodes

    By Solomon Menashe
    This is an informative CD with great tips on how to make the special foods of the Rhodesli heritage. The CD is affectionately known as “Las Comedicas de Rodis”. It includes 145 easy to follow recipes with hundreds of photos to demonstrate the unique cooking methods.

    Price: $15.00 USD
  • Rhodes and the Holocaust

    Rhodes and the Holocaust

    By Isaac Benatar
    A story of the Jewish community that once flourished on Rhodes and was almost annihilated during the War.  Among the victims were the grandmother and aunt of the author, who were killed by falling bombs, and his grandfather, who was taken to the Auschwitz death camp. This history tells of the deceit and inhuman treatment that the community experienced during their deportation and eventual "liberation".
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    Price: $ USD
  • Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women

    Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women

    By Isaac Jack Levy and Rosemary Levy Zumwalt
    The author was born in Rhodes and explains with the co-author (and wife) Rosemary Levy Zumwalt, the many facets of folk remedies. It affirms the women’s pivotal role in the health of their communities. This 260 page book is filled with an enormous amount of information and stories relating to healings from religious blessings to beliefs and herbal cures, including: prekante, mal ojo, pidyon, espanto, saradura, ruda and mumia.

    Price: $25.00 USD
  • Sephardic Folk Dictionary

    Sephardic Folk Dictionary

    By Al Passy
    This is the only book of its kind in print. It consists of both English to Ladino and Ladino to English. It contains over 40,000 words: conversational proverbs, slang, familiar terms and phrases, as well as those utilized in daily usage and relating to prayers, blessings and holidays.

    Price: $35.00 USD
  • The Jewish Martyrs of Rhodes and Cos

    The Jewish Martyrs of Rhodes and Cos

    By Hizkia M.Franco
    This book was written by a former President of the Jewish Community of Rhodes. It is an eyewitness account of what happened in Rhodes during the years 1936 to 1944. The book was originally written in French in 1952 in the Congo and was subsequently translated into English by his grandson, Joseph Franco.

    Price: $15.00 USD
  • The Jewish Quarter of Rhodes

    The Jewish Quarter of Rhodes

    A Guidebook by Aron Hasson, the Founder of the Jewish Museum of Rhodes.
    The only guidebook of "La Juderia". It contains a map with locations and information of Jewish monuments still existing in Rhodes. It also contains background information of the Kahal Shalom synagogue, a summary of the Jewish presence in Rhodes as well as a section relating to the newly discovered ancient Jewish cemetery. You'll want to take this with you when you visit Rhodes.

    Price: $25.00 USD
  • The Jews of Rhodes

    The Jews of Rhodes

    By Rabbi Marc D. Angel
    This is the most prominent book on the history of this Sephardic community, tracing not only its history but also its economic and cultural life, customs and traditions, its rabbis and scholars, its folklore and literature.

    Price: $25.00 USD
  • Un Dia Mas De Vida

    Un Dia Mas De Vida

    By David Galante. This book was written through the assistance of Martin Hazan. The book is in Spanish and cover’s David’s life in Rhodes, his experience during the Holocaust and his new life in Buenos Aires.

    Price: $15.00 USD

Note: Shipping and handling is not included in the above prices. We accept Visa and MasterCard or checks payable to the “Rhodes Jewish Historical Foundation”.

You can e-mail, mail, telephone or fax your order to:

The Rhodes Jewish Historical Foundation
10850 Wilshire Boulevard #750
Los Angeles, California 90024
Telephone (310) 475-4779
Fax (310) 475-8144

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