History

The Rabbis of Rhodes

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The Jewish communities of the Ottoman Empire operated as self-governing bodies, known as millets. The Jews of Rhodes organized and conducted their communal life according…

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Holocaust

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The implementation of the anti-Jewish laws in September 1938 by the Italian Governor caused great alarm and hardship to the Jewish community. This resulted in…

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Emigration

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At the beginning of the 1900’s a growing number of Jews left the Island of Rhodes for other lands primarily in search of better economic opportunities. At…

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Documents

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The following are various types of documents and visual artifacts from “La Juderia”. These items have been displayed at the Rhodes Jewish Museum. At the…

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1426 Siddur

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Rhodes Siddur Manuscript of 1426 Acquired for the Museum Archives In October 2008 the Rhodes Jewish Historical Foundation acquired a copy of an ancient prayer…

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“800 Year-Old Torah”

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In 2003, the Rhodes Jewish Historical Foundation acquired a short-term permission from the Chalom Temple in Buenos Aires to exhibit and analyze the ancient Torah…

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