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U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art

25 Hillel, Jerusalem 9458125, Israel
+972 2-624-1610
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A Diamond not to be Misssed

The Italian Museum in Jerusalem is an under known diamond, and should not be misssed. Located in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeffrey W
Jerusalem, Israel

. One of the hidden not so known museums of Jerusalem Located in downtown in 1865 buildings,that... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Jerusalem, Israel
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Dedicated to preserving and displaying objects related to Jewish life in Italy from the Middle Ages to present day, this museum features a rich collection including doors of a Torah Ark, a 15th-century stone tablet and brass and silver Hannukkiot (Hannukkah lamps).
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  • Average3%
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25 Hillel, Jerusalem 9458125, Israel
25 Hillel, Jerusalem 9458125, Israel
+972 2-624-1610
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Italian Museum in Jerusalem is an under known diamond, and should not be misssed. Located in a quiet corner of downtown Jerusalem, it contains an enchanting Baroque era synagogue (that still functions), a wondeful permanent exhibit about the Jews of Italy and always has...More

1  Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

. One of the hidden not so known museums of Jerusalem Located in downtown in 1865 buildings,that used to be a German Pilgrimage hostel and than the Schmidt School,The Italian Jewry Museum since 1983. Rich exhibit of Judaica,very nice exhibition of the Venezia Jewish Geto...More

2  Thank airport2015
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The museum, though small, maximizes its exhibit space. It is currently running a wide-ranging exhibit on Jewish Venice which, for those who didn't know, had the first Jewish ghetto. We were lucky enough to join a tour in English, which helped tremendously, though the exhibits...More

1  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This museum is small enough to be easy on the feet but don't judge it based on its size--it packs in the information! A new exhibition on now highlights the life of the Jews in the Venetian Ghetto. It's truly exceptional, with an eighteenth-century sukkah...More

2  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Visited that place only outside but it is located at a beautiful, quiet place, ideal to rest. Italian Jewish students or tourists from Italy know that place and often care for a lively atmosphere.

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Our family visited the Museum of Italian Jewish Art this spring. I'd been considering the visit for a while, but the museum isn't open every day and the hours of operation are limited, so make sure to check the internet of dates/times before you plan...More

1  Thank SandiF85140
Reviewed 14 April 2016

A very small but really lovely museum of Italian Jewish art and life. Very well put together with fascinating information provided through computer interface. It is closed on Mondays.

Thank plafield
Reviewed 12 January 2016

This museum houses exhibits of Judaica and artwork from the rich Jewish communities that were located in Italy for thousands of years.

1  Thank VisitIsrael
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Great Deal!!! 5 museum's in one ticket for only 50 NIS (14 usd). The ticket last for 5 months. The museum's are: Museum of Islamic Art The Old Court Museum Museum on the SIM Hechal Shlomo Museum And the Italian Jewish Art Museum

Thank Gilad L
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We visited Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art and found it to be a pearl in Jerusalem and a must see for tourists and local residence. The Jewish art is presented in silver ,fabric and wood and from the 18 century. Great place to visit...More

1  Thank Yossi N
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