Italian Jewish Museum in Jerusalem

January 13th 2017

italian-synagogue-jerusalemFounded in Jerusalem in 1983, the Umberto Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art is the only museum that collects original artefacts from the Jewish communities throughout all of Italy from the Renaissance through the present day. Using its unique images and artifacts, the Museum’s collection recreates the richness of Jewish life in Italy throughout the ages.

Its centerpiece is a synagogue that was the original the synagogue of Conegliano Veneto, a village located between Padua and Venice, and is used today by the Italian community in Jerusalem.

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